Peter Wotton

Partner – The Entrance Office

Peter Wotton

Partner – The Entrance Office

Peter attended Maitland Boys High and completed his secondary education at Newcastle Boys’ High selective school. He attended Sydney University including residing at St Paul’s College where he completed degrees in Arts and Laws. Peter was employed as a solicitor by the founding partner Ron Nash in 1978 and became a partner in 1984. His colleagues describe Peter as highly experienced, hard-working and effective.

Over the last 40 years in practice Peter has spent most of his time in the area of family law with frequent appearances representing clients in the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court in Newcastle, Sydney and Parramatta. His strengths include his ability to understand the nature of the problem as well as the circumstances of his clients and is resourceful in seeking solutions for them. He is adept at ensuring timely solutions such as negotiating an appropriate settlement for his client, or seeking the best possible result in relation to property and children’s matters. He is motivated by delivering good, sustainable outcomes for his clients in a highly professional manner. Peter has a long list of loyal clients within the Central Coast community, spanning three generations.

Peter also regularly visits ill, disabled and elderly clients in their homes to meet their legal needs such as will preparation, appointing enduring powers of attorney or appointments of enduring guardian.  He has extensive experience in managing deceased estates and considerable expertise in Succession Act claims (contested wills and estates).

Formerly the Secretary of The Entrance Lions Club, Peter is father to three adult sons with whom he shares a passion for rugby.