About Peter

QLS-accreditation-logoExperienced in all aspects of commercial and corporate law, Peter specialises in the acquisition, management and divestment of companies and businesses.

With a special interest in school law, Peter also advises several leading Queensland schools and their governing bodies on a range of issues, including the governance, management and regulation of schools.

He is also a Queensland Law Society (QLS) Accredited Specialist in Business Law, and currently chairs the QLS Specialist Accreditation Board.

Peter has held a variety of governance roles and is:

  • currently a director of a not-for-profit organisation;
  • a former Chairman of an unlisted public company;
  • the immediate past Chairman of Partners at Thynne + Macartney (2017-2021); and
  • a former member of Thynne + Macartney’s Executive Board (2014-2021).

Learn more about Peter


Why vote for Peter?

With more than 36 years’ experience of practice and in leadership roles, Peter has a deep respect for the profession and a keen interest in its future.

Peter believes that he can bring knowledge and experience to the Council to benefit the profession.

His extensive experience as a lawyer and partner – including his experience, client service, knowledge of professional standards, governance, and strategic planning skills – makes him a wealth of information.

Highly regarded by peers and clients for his commercial expertise and collaborative approach, Peter is excited to have the opportunity to pass on his knowledge and utilise his experiences to help shape the future of the legal profession in Queensland.

How to vote?

All members eligible to vote should have received an email from True Vote – the QLS’ election platform provider, with a unique link to access the online poll. If you have any queries, be sure to check out the voting FAQs or contact elections@qls.com.au for further assistance.

Vote for Peter Jolly – voting has now opened and will close the following Wednesday 29 September at 4:00PM AEST.