Peter Taylor SC

LLB (Hons)

Peter Taylor was admitted to the Bar in November 1977 and was one of the first Senior Counsels appointed in New South Wales in 1993.

Peter is widely experienced both as a practising barrister and as a legal educator. He has more than 30 years of wide experience in commercial and insurance litigation. Peter's main areas of practice include Commercial Law, Insurance Law, Equity & Trusts, Professional Liability Law, Building and Construction. He has a special interest in civil procedure and public liability law.

Peter was the editor LexisNexis Ritchie's Supreme Court Procedure from 1984 and 2005. He has been the General Editor of Ritchie's Uniform Civil Procedure - the pre-eminent NSW civil litigation practice manual — since 2005.

Peter was a member of the NSW Legal Practitioners Board between 1994 and 2004. He was the inaugural chairman of the NSW Bar Advocacy Committee from 1996 to 2000.

Since 2006 Peter has been a Senior Member (Part Time) of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

Publications and Editorial Contacts

Awards & Recognition

  • Appointed Senior Counsel / Queens Counsel
  • S.C. NSW - 1993
  • QC South Australia - 1994
  • QC Western Australia - 1996


NSW Bar Association

Areas of expertise
Administrative Law
Civil Procedure
Commercial Law
Common Law
Building and Construction Law
Equity & Trusts
Insurance Law
Professional Liability Law
Public Authority Tort Law
Academic Qualifications
Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (Adelaide)
Professional Organisation
Barrister — 13th Floor St James Hall Chambers
Senior Member (Part Time) — Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Authored by
'Lindgren's Business Law of Australia - online'
Professional Contact
13th Floor, St James Hall, 169 Phillip Street
Sydney  NSW  2000
Tel: (02) 9335 3060