Peter is a Partner and the CEO of Simmons Wavelength. His team use technology, data science and design to improve legal functions and analysis for clients. Simmons Wavelength’s core service lines are: (i) making legal teams and processes more efficient (legal operations), (ii) accelerating legal tasks using supervised machine learning tools and data science techniques (legal data engineering), and (iii) presenting information and legal work in new or more consumable ways (legal design).
Peter co-founded Wavelength as an independent regulated start-up in 2016, leading its set up, rapid growth and acquisition by Simmons & Simmons in 2019 to become the firm’s global legal engineering business. Working with counterparts at the firm, Peter is responsible for leading the legal engineering offering, growth, management, and strategy of Simmons Wavelength.
Peter has a diverse background as a scientist, British Army officer, MBA graduate, solicitor, and entrepreneur. Before establishing Wavelength, he trained and worked as a technology lawyer in the City of London and at various in-house legal teams in the mobile security, professional services, financial services, and IT outsourcing sectors.