Peter Finlay

Partner, London


Peter Finlay is described as “one of the best negotiators and facilitators I’ve ever worked with…He knows how to lead a team and mitigate any risks, but it is balanced with commercial awareness.”
Chambers 2014


Peter is a senior partner in London. His practice concentrates on acquisitions, joint ventures, and project financings, with a particular focus on the energy and infrastructure sectors.

He offers clients the reassurance of his extensive international experience, having worked for the Firm in New York, Paris, and Istanbul, before assuming his current position in the London office.

Drawing on his global contacts, and often working in conjunction with White & Case lawyers around the world, Peter leads teams to successfully execute complex, cross-border deals. Clients benefit from his innovative approach to transactional matters as well as his extensive knowledge of a range of business sectors.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor, Republic of Ireland
Solicitor of England and Wales
New York State Bar
French Avocat
Incorporated Law Society of Ireland
BA (Hons)
University College Dublin


Awards and Recognition

Leading Lawyer, Chambers UK 2015, Chambers Global 2014
Projects – UK-wide

Leading Lawyer, Chambers UK, 2015
Energy and Natural Resources: Mining: International – UK-wide

Leading Lawyer, Chambers UK, 2015
Energy and Natural Resources: Oil and Gas – UK-wide

Recommended Lawyer, The Legal 500 UK, 2014
Projects, Energy and Infrastructure: Oil and Gas