About Us

Peter has practiced continuously for 25 years. He has represented local, national and international clients. His legal advise is candid and honest. He is results oriented and works for his clients to achieve the best possible result with the least cost. He and his staff provide exceptional legal counsel that is personal and responsive to client needs.

Peter has been involved with a wide variety of litigation and business law engagements. 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.

Services are available to individuals, institutions, and law firms, either as lead counsel, or in such subsidiary roles as providing opinions on legal points or secondary opinions and research.

Peter is a member of the Law Society of Prince Edward Island and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society.

Peter C. Ghiz

B. Comm, MBA, LLB

Peter graduated Dalhousie University in 1977 (B. Comm) 1979 (M.B.A.) and 1988 (L.L.B.) He became a member of the Law Society of Prince Edward Island in 1989 and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society in 1994.

Peter graduated Dalhousie University in 1977 (B. Comm) 1979 (M.B.A.) and 1988 (L.L.B.) He became a member of the Law Society of Prince Edward Island in 1989 and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society in 1994.

He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, a board member of the Community Legal Information Association and Hospice PEI. Currently he sits on the Real Property and the Unauthorized Practice Committees of the Law Society of Prince Edward Island. He is a member of the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce.

Peter has a well-established and recognized practice. Apart from his regular practice, he is frequently retained to litigate various public interest matters. In appropriate cases, he has provided services pro bono.

Peter's services are available to individuals, institutions, and other law firms, either as lead counsel, or in such subsidiary roles as providing opinions on legal points or secondary opinions and research.

Tamara Perry

T: (902) 394-6275 | E: tamara@peterghizlawyer.com

Tamara graduated in 2007 with a Diploma in Executive Office Administration. She has excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. She is the first contact person and assists in all matters. She is dedicated to providing prompt businesslike responses to all client enquires and requests.

Tamara graduated in 2007 with a Diploma in Executive Office Administration. She has excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. She is the first contact person and assists in all matters. She is dedicated to providing prompt businesslike responses to all client enquires and requests.

Morgan Watts

T: (902) 316-1991 | E: morganwatts@peterghizlawyer.com

Morgan graduated from the University of Prince Edward Island in 2013 (B. Sc with Honours) and the University of New Brunswick in 2017 (J.D.). While attending Law School, Morgan was elected by his peers to the Vice-President of the Law Students' Society. Morgan was enrolled as an articled clerk in 2017 to Peter Ghiz and joined his firm as an associate in 2018. Morgan is actively involved within the community, participating in hockey, crossfit and running. He has twice competed at the World Obsta...

Morgan graduated from the University of Prince Edward Island in 2013 (B. Sc with Honours) and the University of New Brunswick in 2017 (J.D.). While attending Law School, Morgan was elected by his peers to the Vice-President of the Law Students' Society. Morgan was enrolled as an articled clerk in 2017 to Peter Ghiz and joined his firm as an associate in 2018. Morgan is actively involved within the community, participating in hockey, crossfit and running. He has twice competed at the World Obstacle Course Racing Championships. Morgan's practice includes representing clients in family, criminal, and civil litigation matters. He also does wills and estates, commercial law, and real property transactions.

Awards and Distinctions:
2016 Franco and Maria Giamberardino Scholarship from the University of New Brunswick
2016 Law Society/Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island Scholarship
2014 N.B Law Foundation Entrance Scholarship from the University of New Brunswick
2014 Allen Earle Entrance Scholarship from the University of New Brunswick
2014 Hon. Justice Mark R. MacGuigan Memorial Award from the University of Prince Edward Island
2013 Dr. Leon Loucks Graduate Scholarship in Chemistry from the University of Prince Edward Island
2013 Award for best Chemistry Honours Thesis Presentation from the University of Prince Edward Island