Isle of Man • London

Peter Chemaly - Associate

Peter Chemaly
Office: +44 1624 690 348
Mobile: +44 7624 484995
  • Irini Newby heads a ‘responsive’ team that includes ‘technically strong’ associate Peter Chemaly. - 2010 Legal 500
  • Simcocks offers full funds and capital markets support, and handled several AIM and CISX listings during 2006. South African qualified Peter Chemaly was a sound hire. - 2007 Legal 500
  • Peter Chemaly is ‘a meticulous and experienced lawyer who applies his knowledge to the practical and commercial needs of clients’. - 2012 Legal 500
  • Peter Chemaly is "meticulous". - 2013 Legal 500
  • Peter Chemaly is ‘responsive and proactive'; he advised a real estate company on its delisting from the AIM. Recent instructions have seen the team advising on listings, notes issues, the registration of sub-funds, and regulatory issues in the marketing of investment funds. - 2014 Legal 500


Peter specialises in corporate and commercial and company law, including the transactional and regulatory aspects of capital markets, mutual funds and financial services. He also has considerable experience in the asset leasing field, including aircraft leasing.

His clients are mainly international (including Indian, Eastern European and South African) and include listed companies (AIM and NYSE; acting for the company or the underwriters) and private companies. His experience includes the structuring, establishment, restructuring and winding up of mutual funds, listings, financing transactions, shareholders’ agreements, transactions in securities, company restructuring and general commercial agreements.

He previously worked at Webber Wentzel and Werksmans in Johannesburg, Dechert in London and Maitland in the Isle of Man and Luxembourg and his international experience promotes a businesslike, problem solving approach. 

Independent researchers from the Legal 500 have described Peter as “technically strong” and as a “meticulous and experienced lawyer who applies his knowledge to the practical and commercial needs of clients”.


  • Admitted Gauteng, South Africa 1984


  • University of the Witwatersrand (BA) 1978; (LLB) 1981


  • Law Society of the Northern Provinces, South Africa


  • English
  • Afrikaans