Peter Trepte

Barrister, Littleton Chambers, London

Peter Trepte has law degrees from the UK and France and a doctorate from the Netherlands. He is currently a practising barrister with Littleton Chambers in London and of Counsel to Grayston & Company in Brussels. He is a senior fellow in Public Procurement Law at the University of Nottingham and head of the unit on Corruption and Public Procurement.

In private practice, he concentrates on public procurement and competition law and, in the case of regulated procurement, he advises and represents public and private sector clients on issues of EC procurement rules as well as on the application of the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement and the effect on the procurement rules of the EC’s preferential trade arrangements. At international level, he has extensive and wide geographical experience in public procurement reform. He was one of three dispute panelists in the procurement dispute between the U.S. and South Korea under the WTO’s Government Procurement Agreement.

Peter is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. He has lectured and published widely on public procurement issues and is the author of Public Procurement in the EU , 2nd edition (OUP, 2007 and Regulating Procurement (OUP, 2004).