Peter Turner qualified as a solicitor at Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Sydney (2003) after serving as Tipstaff in the New South Wales Court of Appeal (2002). He taught law for a decade at Cambridge University as a Fellow of St Catharine’s College, leaving as a University Senior Lecturer in 2019 to return to Australia. Since then he has taught at the Melbourne Law School as an Honorary Senior Fellow (2020), and for the University of Hong Kong, of which he is a Visiting Associate Professor. He is a member of the International Advisory Committee appointed by the American Law Institute to assist with its Restatement of the Law Fourth, Property.
Peter is interested in all areas of civil law and has published on equity, remedies, insolvency, real property, security and the taxation of trusts. His sole-authored publications have been relied on in judgments of the High Court of Australia, the U.K. Supreme Court and other superior courts. He is an author of the fifth edition of Meagher, Gummow and Lehane’s Equity: Doctrines and Remedies.
Peter’s mentor is Charles Parkinson and his senior mentor is Philip Solomon Q.C.