Peter Brereton SC

Silk 2009
Call 1997
Phone +61 2 8239 0239


Peter Brereton is an experienced commercial silk and has been recognised as one of the country's leading barristers in dispute resolution matters by Chambers & Partners.

He appears in superior courts and tribunals around the country, conducting both trials and appeals. He appears for and advises many leading companies and government instrumentalities, including Optus, Vodafone, Facebook, Google, Apple, BHP, Grant Thornton, Westpac, CBA, Hancock Prospecting, Qantas, Transgrid, the National Competition Council, Toyota, Volkswagen, Consolidated Press Holdings and Tabcorp.

CV available on request.


Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific Guide 2020 – Band 1 in Dispute Resolution - "high level of engagement with both strategy and detail," "assured manner in court," "very thoughtful, considered advocacy," "a go-to SC for competition and consumer matters" and "he is great in all respects – both on his feet and in the ease with which he deals with solicitors and clients."

Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific Guide 2019 - – Band 1 in Dispute Resolution

Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific Guide 2016 – 2018 - Band 2 in Dispute Resolution

Doyles Guide – 2015 – 2020 (NSW) – Leading Commercial and Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel

Doyles Guide – 2017 - 2019 (Australia wide) – Preeminent Competition Law Counsel