About Peter

Peter is a Partner and of the Head of Ecclesiastical Law department.

Peter specialises in ecclesiastical law and is Registrar of the Diocese of Leeds. His work includes advising in relation to trust issues, works to historic churches, disciplinary matters and marriage preliminaries. He is a member of the Ecclesiastical Law Association as well as the Ecclesiastical Law Society and is involved in the training of both clergy and lay people within the Church of England.

Professional Societies

  • Law Society
  • Ecclesiastical Law Association
  • Ecclesiastical Law Society


  • Ecclesiastical Law

When not at work

Peter is a passionate fan of Manchester City having watched them play for over 50 years he has followed them through the bad as well as the good times. His interests he describes as “The Four F’s” of Family, Friends, Faith and Football… But not necessarily in that order!

Sectors that Peter is involved in:

Ecclesiastical Law, Education, Academy Conversions and Projects, Chancel Repair Liability, Diocesan Registry Leeds, Diocesan Registry York, Emergency Faculty Work, Faculty Matters, Getting Married In Church, Independent Schools, Legal Help for Churchwardens, Overseas Clergy, Provincial Registry

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Accreditations / Awards


Joined Addleshaws

Joined Gordons

Partner at Gordons

Registrar for the Diocese of Bradford

Director at Lupton Fawcett LLP

Registrar for the Diocese of Leeds

Head of Ecclesiastical

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