Peter Frilay

Peter Frilay is a senior associate at Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya Disputes.

Peter is an Australian and English-qualified lawyer focusing on energy disputes. Prior to joining Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya Disputes, he was an associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP in Paris where he practised for six years, and previously worked as an associate at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP in Melbourne.

Peter represents and advises companies, States and State-owned entities in commercial and investment treaty disputes and has acted on arbitrations conducted under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI) and the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC).

Peter additionally spent nine months on secondment with the State-owned gas entity of a North African country, gaining meaningful experience in all technical and operational aspects of a public gas company, at the same time developing a thorough understanding of an international arbitration user’s perspective.