Peter Gallagher

Associate, London



Peter Gallagher is an associate in the Dispute Resolution Group of the Firm's London office, whose practice focuses on commercial litigation.

Peter has experience of commercial disputes resolved by High Court litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, including mediation. He has also advised clients on contentious regulatory matters.

Peter has worked with clients from a variety of sectors including financial services, aviation, pharmaceuticals, infrastructure, mining and oil and gas. As well as representing clients in dispute resolution proceedings, he also regularly provides advice on a range of contractual, jurisdictional and conflict of law issues.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Kaplan Law School


College of Law


University of Cambridge


Advising a major airline in respect of disputes arising from the insolvency of a subsidiary company.*

Representing a financial services provider in a mediation in respect of a dispute arising from contractual and competition claims.*

Representing a financial services firm in defending a pre-action disclosure application in the High Court.*

Acting for an exchange and clearing house in respect of breach of contract and breach of duty of care claims as well as advising in respect of a follow-on regulatory complaint.*

Advising European financial institutions in respect of the impact of recent U.S. sanctions on their facilities agreements relating to the funding of Russian oil and gas projects, including potential breach of contract claims.*

Advising a financial services provider in respect of connected intellectual property and licencing disputes.*

Acting for an Egyptian bank in respect of breach of a contract claim in respect of a consultancy agreement.*

Advising a French construction company in respect of a breach of contract claim.*

Acting for a financial institution in respect of a major s.166 Skilled Person review by a regulator.*

Advising a mining company in respect of claims by a foreign government in relation to its foreign subsidiaries.*

Advising the board of a financial institution in respect of the institution's multi-jurisdiction internal investigations into well-publicised allegations in respect of its spot FX trading activities and LIBOR submissions, including advising in respect of its interaction with different regulators.*

Providing advice, in conjunction with the corporate/M&A team, or finance team during the course of transactions.*

 * Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.