Michael is a partner with over 20 years' experience of a wide variety of technology law areas, including information technology and telecoms deals, outsourcing projects and computer and internet law. Much of his experience is international.
Based in Leeds, he heads up the Northern Technology Law team.
Since December 2015, Michael has also held the position of Regional Senior Partner for the Leeds office.
He has worked with a wide range of both suppliers and users of information and communications technologies (ICT):
On the supplier side, his clients have covered a wide spectrum from major systems integrators and leading BPO suppliers to niche software houses;
On the customer side, clients he has supported have ranged from central government departments and NHS Trusts to financial services and international businesses.
He regularly works on deals with an international dimension, often with similar experts from around the world. He is active in the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw) and regularly speaks at international conferences on leading edge subjects in the area.
Michael is a recognised figure in the technology law arena with top listings in the legal directories for at least the last 10 years. He is the only lawyer in the North of England to be recommended in the International Who's Who of Information Technology lawyers (independently researched publication).
"Michael Peeters has broad experience in IT procurement matters. Clients say he is a "very experienced, practical and commercial lawyer – an all-rounder"." Chambers and Partners UK 2015 Edition, Information Technology
"He was very good, providing comprehensive advice and assistance and working closely with us to enhance the way in which we contract in IT." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition, Information Technology. Yorkshire