Peter Williams


Peter joined GQ in August 2022, as a Lawyer in our Family Team, after three years in a general practice firm in Dunedin.


Peter studied at the University of Otago and then began his career practising family and employment law. He has a wide range of experience in the Family Court including care of children matters, guardianship issues, family violence, relationship property disputes, and matters involving Oranga Tamariki.

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Peter is a trustee of Pride Taranaki Charitable Trust, a non-profit organisation that provides information, support, resources and spaces for Taranaki’s LGBTQ+ community.

Originally from the south, Peter enjoys tramping, skiing and all things outdoors. He may also be found with a good book, enjoying live music, or entertaining his nieces and nephews.

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