Piper Alderman bolsters national real estate practice with leading property partner in Brisbane office


Peter Nugent joins leading national law firm, Piper Alderman, as a Partner in the Brisbane office, bolstering its national real estate team.

With over 30 years’ experience in property development, Peter is a recognised expert on structuring property developments involving mixed uses, shared facilities and multiple stages.

Peter has acted for some of Australia’s leading developers, as well as banks, managers, and bodies corporate. He has also acted for both state and local government on major redevelopments.

Commenting on his decision to join Piper Alderman, Peter said:

“I am delighted to be joining Piper Alderman, a national law firm known for an outstanding reputation and commitment to excellence in the real estate industry. The firm’s dedication to providing exceptional legal services, combined with its collaborative and client-focused approach, aligns perfectly with my own professional values. I am looking forward to contributing my skills and expertise to the esteemed real estate team at Piper Alderman.”

Peter has been recognised by The Best Lawyers in Australia for Real Property Law since 2018 and is listed in Doyle’s Guide as a recommended lawyer in Property & Real Estate Law for Queensland.

He joins the Brisbane office’s real estate team with partners Mark Askin and Warren Denny, taking the national real estate team to 13 partners.

Managing Partner, Tony Britten-Jones, commented:

“Peter is a highly respected and skilled practitioner within the Queensland and national property industry.  His expertise and approach strongly complement Piper Alderman’s current offerings and capabilities. By welcoming Peter to our team, we further reinforce our growth strategy for the national real estate team, building on the recent addition of partners John Wu in Melbourne, as well as Marcus Andrews and Paul Vergotis in Sydney.”

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