Peter Harkin is a Consultant in Colin Biggers & Paisley's restructuring and insolvency team.

Peter has extensive experience in all areas of insolvency law. Peter acts for a number of liquidators, receivers and trustees as well as financial institutions and creditors. Peter also assists companies and businesses in financial turnaround exercises.

In the 2019-2025 editions of The Best Lawyers in Australia, Peter is listed as a leading Insolvency and Reorganization and Litigation lawyer. In the 2020-2025 editions, Peter was listed for alternative dispute resolution and in the 2025 edition listed for trust and estates law. 

Peter was admitted as a solicitor in NSW in 1985. He is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of NSW, Federal Court and High Court of Australia. Peter joined the legal practice in 2002.

Area of expertise
  • Law Society of NSW
  • Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia