Peter Somekh has experience in all non-contentious aspects of corporate insolvency and restructuring and acts for construction companies, banks, other financial institutions, leading insolvency practitioners and corporations.

Peter has particular experience in reviewing, managing and analysing construction related projects, gained in both the UK and Middle Eastern countries. Peter has spent the last four years leading a team of English and Arabic lawyers. A significant part of the work undertaken has necessitated analysing the options available to lenders in the context of distressed investments and implementing the preferred strategy.

Peter routinely acts for the leading firms of insolvency practitioners, clearing banks and other financial institutions.

Peter holds several leadership positions within the firm. He is currently DLA Piper's Regional Managing Partner for the Middle East; Managing Partner for DLA Piper Africa and the Global Co-Chair of Restructuring.