Peter Lawson

Peter Lawson


Peter is well-known for advising clients on public and private M&A and providing valuable commercial guidance to boards and business owners.

As Chair of Burness Paull, Peter’s focus is on ensuring our clients receive outstanding service and our inclusive culture enables our people to succeed.

Listed in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame and ranked band 1 in Chambers Legal Directory, he is described as a:

"great corporate lawyer both in his technical skills and by being commercially astute" and "he's first class - absolutely the type of person you'd call in a crisis"
- Chambers, 2020