We welcome Peter Bourke to the team as a solicitor.
Peter completed his Bachelor of Commerce in 2010 and completed his law degree at La Trobe University, graduating in 2015. He completed his Diploma in Legal Practice with Leo Cussens, where he was awarded a Certificate of Commendation with Distinction for excellence in the conduct of Solicitors files. He was admitted to the Supreme Court on 21 July 2015.
During his degree he clerked with Blue Rock Law assisting in Employment, Intellectual Property and Litigation matters.
Prior to joining Lord Commercial Lawyers, Peter gained experience in suburban and rural firms in the areas of Property, Commercial, Wills & Estates and Criminal law where he appeared in the Magistrates’ Court on behalf of private clients.
Before changing careers Peter served both full and part time in the Australian Army and deployed with Special Forces into Iraq in 2003. Through his military career Peter has experience as a Prosecuting and Defending Officer within the realm of Military Discipline Law.
He brings the pragmatism, professionalism and diverse skills learned from years of military service to Lord Commercial Lawyers.
Peter is married to Pauline. He has two daughters D’arcy and Georgiana. He has a passion for cricket and follows the Brisbane Broncos in the National Rugby League.