Senior Vice President Legal, Associate General Counsel, Descartes Systems Group
Peter is SVP, Legal, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary of The Descartes Systems Group Inc. He is a former 2x general counsel of high growth technology companies, the founder of the GC Forum, a networking organization for Canadian law department leaders, a member of Canadian Lawyer magazine’s Editorial Board and an advisor to legaltech companies. He regularly advises his in-house clients on corporate/commercial, M&A, corporate finance, employment and privacy law. He has been recognized by Precedent magazine (Innovation Award – 2020), Canadian Lawyer (Top 25 Most Influential – 2019), the International Law Office(ILO)/Association of Corporate Counsel (Global Counsel Awards – 2019, 2016), LEXPERT® (Zenith Award as Change Agent in Law – 2019), National Post/ZSA (Canadian General Counsel Awards (Finalist) – 2019, 2018), the Financial Times (Innovative Lawyers North America Awards – 2018 (“Highly Commended”)) and the Legal 500 (GC Powerlist – 2019, 2016). Peter graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto and is admitted to practice law in Ontario and New York.