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About us

Peter has practiced continuously for 25 years. He is a member of the Law Society of Prince Edward Island and the Nova Scotia Barristers Society and has represented local, national and international clients. His legal advice is candid and honest. He is results oriented and works to achieve the best possible result with the least cost for his clients. He and his staff provide exceptional legal counsel and services that are personal and responsive to client needs.

Peter has a reputation for providing exceptional service to clients. He has been involved with a wide variety of litigation involving civil, commercial, family and criminal matters. He has extensive experience in human rights law, administrative law, worker’s compensation, landlord and tenant and small claims proceedings. He has extensive litigation experience before juries in both civil and criminal cases and can assess which mode of trial will be the most appropriate.

His business law practice includes corporate, partnership and commercial transactions. He also practices more routine areas such as real property, wills and estates.

He practiced throughout the maritime provinces providing services to a wide variety of clients. Many of his cases have involved more difficult or complex matters. He has practiced in all levels of court and in the Supreme Court of Canada.

Peter understands that few can afford the cost of legal services. Consequently, flexible payment terms and contingency fee plans are available. Pro bono retainers are also undertaken for qualified persons with important public interest issues.


Peter is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, and member of the board of directors of the Community Legal Information Association and Hospice PEI.  He is a member of the Real Property and the Unauthorized Practice Committees with the Law Society of Prince Edward Island.

Workers compensation


Civil, Real Property & Estate Litigation

Personal Injuries & Occupiers Liability

Corporate & Commercial Law Litigation

Criminal Law - Defence

Family law

Workers compensation

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Will Disputes

Wills and Estates


Probate Practice

Elder law

Will Disputes

Estate Disputes

Collaborative Law

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Business Transactions

Business Law



Sales & Acqusitions

Business Transactions

Commercial Transactions

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Peter C. Ghiz Lawyer

Peter C. Ghiz

Litigation, Business Law

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Samantha Allen

Articled Clerk

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Tamara Perry

Office Manager

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