Peter McHugh

Specialist in Charities & Social Enterprise Commercial Property Insolvency & Corporate Recovery and IT Telecoms & Digital

Peter studied at Northumbria University in Newcastle which at the time was the only university in England that combined a law degree with the LPC with him gaining a LLB Hons (Exempting) 2:1 degree. Peter went into private practice immediately thereafter and spent his formative years acting exclusively for developers. He is an expert in both land and commercial property transactions and has a wide range of experience in acting for developers, landlords, entrepreneurs, pension funds and SME’s.


Peter deals with all aspects of Commercial Property. He has a wealth of experience in advising companies across a range of industries, including large corporations in the leisure and retail sectors together with a number of investors, pension funds, developers, commercial landlords and other bodies requiring specialist expertise in connection with their commercial property deals. He is also an expert in secured lending work and advises both lenders and borrowers alike on how best to structure deals.

Peter also deals closely with insolvency practitioners and deals with repossessions, sales and advises upon receivership together with options and advice to liquidators and administrators.




Northumbria University 1997 – 2001 Graduated with LLB Hons (Exempting)

External Roles

Governor of St. John’s Primary School, Ainsdale


Away from the office, Peter is a family man and kept busy by his wife and three sons. Aside from his parental duties, he enjoys playing all sports and has varying degrees of success.

Contact Details Peter  McHugh
  • Email [email protected]
  • Office 0845 257 9449
  • Phone 0151 230 2450
  • Mobile 07979 158955
  • Skype
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I cannot recommend Peter highly enough for his consistent attention to detail, knowledge and ease of working with. He has delivered great work on our property deals with high quality advice on complex issues time after time. A great business partner to have!

Matt Staines, Managing Director at Bespoke Property Funds Ltd

Peter is a highly professional and competent solicitor with an exceptional record on delivering results for the customer. His expertise and keen eye for detail has saved my company on a number of occasions and I would not hesitate in recommending Peter to others or employing his services in the future.

Justin Main, Darwin 3P ADC Manager at Nokia Networks

I have worked with Peter for over 5 years and Peter is commercially focused and extremely accommodating. He is very approachable and a terrific professional to have on your team. He is not simply my property solicitor but my trusted advisor on all my commercial dealings.

Natalie Haywood, Leaf Tea Shop & Bar Limited