Peter Mariotto

Special Counsel

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Commencement Date:
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Charles Darwin University (2008)
Bachelor of Laws, Charles Darwin University (2008)
Admission Details:
High Court of Australia (2008)
Supreme Court of the Northern Territory of Australia (2007)
Areas of Expertise:

Peter joined Kott Gunning in 2021 as a Special Counsel in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team.

Peter offers clients broad legal experience drawn from over almost two decades of legal work. He is a skilled advocate who carefully strategises litigated claims and other matters, from initial responses and pre-court processes, through to proceedings and, ultimately, at trial.

An impressive litigator and resolver of disputes, Peter has cultivated and well-honed strategic skills and instincts – he directs efforts to achieve the best result for his clients, from ethical, commercial, reputational and practical perspectives.

Peter has acted for developers, builders, architects, engineers, surveyors, project managers, contractors and suppliers in numerous commercial and industrial construction disputes involving, delays, variations, defects, warranty, insurance and security of payment claims.

Peter’s experience includes:

  • Building and construction disputes;
  • Employment law matters;
  • Competition and consumer law matters;
  • Corporations law matters;
  • Commercial and property matters;
  • Product liability;
  • Public liability; and
  • Professional Negligence
  • Professional disciplinary matters;
  • Inquiries and Royal Commissions.

Prior to Kott Gunning, Peter worked in various roles for leading Northern Territory law firms and was previously appointed by the Chief Justice of the Northern Territory as a member of the Legal Practitioners Admissions Board of the Northern Territory from 2017 to 2019.

Memberships and Affiliations:
  • Law Society of Western Australia
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