Peter Weiss

Joint Head of Department
Corporate, Commercial & Finance

+44 20 3206 2725
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Peter jointly heads the Corporate, Commercial & Finance team. He works with a wide range of clients from those in the media and fashion industries, to start up and established tech companies and international private equity houses.

He has particular expertise in advising on corporate finance transactions, working with founders, agents and talent and negotiating UK-US transactions. Peter is ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers and his clients value his guidance and his ability to help them resolve complex issues.

Peter chairs the Corporate Social Responsibility group and advises a number of national charities and social enterprises. He is proud to be on the Supervisory Board of Creative Access and Soundskool and is a trustee of Making History.


“Peter Weiss – the partner and visionary behind a first-class team of associates and juniors. Without his inspiration, we would not have been as well looked after.” Legal 500, 2021

“I used Peter and Tamara before and had been very happy with how professional they were. On this occasion, they acted for me at short notice over a high pressured few weeks and they embraced the challenge in front of us. They were calm and focused throughout and I was reassured that they were acting for me in a style that represents me.” Jonathan Akeroyd, 2021

“His patience in the face of a disparate shareholder group was unerring and his advice invaluable.” Client testimonial, 2020

“Without his leadership, we would have been overwhelmed by the process to which we had commercially agreed.” Client testimonial, 2020

“Peter’s overall guidance of his exceptional team was inspiring.” Client testimonial, 2020

  • “Peter Weiss is able, affable and available.”

    Legal 500, 2022
  • “Peter Weiss is incredibly attentive, communicative and responsive. Truly great customer service.”

    Legal 500, 2022
  • “Very good all-round commercial knowledge, augmented with strong relationships across the industry to solve problems quickly and in line with customer demands.”

    Legal 500, 2022
  • “Peter Weiss combines a solid understanding of US vs. UK market norms and typically deal-related practices.”

    Legal 500, 2023