Peter practises in the areas of trusts, estates and conveyancing transactions. Peter graduated from Auckland University in 1959, and immediately joined his father in the firm of Ellis & Ellis, followed by partnerships with Sheffield Young & Ellis, Chapman Tripp Sheffield Young and Ellis Gould, all practising in the CBD.
Peter joined Lovegroves as a consultant in 2012, to escape the daily grind to the CBD. He is enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of Lovegroves and St Heliers village, and the five-minute drive to work. He acts as trustee for a number of family trusts and estates. Peter and his wife Cherryl have lived in the same house in Kohimarama for 50 years. His main interests outside the law are golf, and gardening their large property.