Our founding families laid down solid foundations on which the fine reputation of Pearce Webster Dugdales still stand today.  We are a firm based on strong family values with a deep appreciation of the importance of establishing, building & maintaining strong partnerships with our clients.


Peter Weller

– Consultant

Areas of Practice

Litigation and dispute resolution


Peter is an experienced litigator who has practised for over thirty years in the areas of business law, property law, wills and estates.
Peter assists clients with estate-related disputes. Often these include issues over the validity of wills or family provision claims. He combines a robust advocacy with an appreciation for the preservation of relationships, where possible.
Peter assists his corporate clients with property and business related disputes. He is vigorous in the prosecution of these claims in the context of commercial practicalities which usually underpin these matters.
Peter conducts litigation in all state jurisdictions and the Federal Court of Australia.
Peter was a Partner with Gavan Duffy & King, prior to their merger with Tolhurst Druce & Emmerson in 1998.


Wills and estate disputes – including family provision claims
Commercial and business-related disputes
Property disputes
Misleading and deceptive conduct claims and fair trading disputes
Professional negligence claims
Building disputes