Customer Ratings
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  • Quality

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  • Value

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Peter Rylands

LawBite Customer Comments

Excellent service supported by an excellent system. Peter was extremely helpful. Highly recommended. John Barnes

Peter was experience and professional. He went the extra mile to help bring our case to a close as efficiently as possible. BOTANYBLEND LIMITED


Peter Rylands is a very experienced Company Commercial solicitor, drafting and negotiating business to business contracts, business acquisition and disposal, arrangements between business owners and providing wide ranging commercial advice to all sizes of business.

Peter has worked for many years in-house, principally with The Co-operative Group advising its various businesses from banking to online electrical retailer, funerals business and general insurance specialising in both standard and complex (bespoke) services and IT contracts. He has supported projects for business separation and divestments, new product offerings and public procurement.

He has also worked in private practice as Company Commercial partner, advising sole traders and small and medium sized businesses; and successfully run his own private practice, advising on business acquisition (including company formation and arrangements between the shareholders), supply agreements and customer terms and conditions.

In his own words:

“I particularly like working with SMEs because my experience and commercial advice can help them achieve their business objectives, understand legal issues and find solutions, and provide support and confidence in their dealings with their business suppliers, partners and customers.”


  • Qualified as a solicitor in 1980
  • Qualified as Mediator (Civil Mediation Council) 2018


  • Implementation of Payment Services Regulations for a banking business
  • Represented The Co-operative Bank at the European Association of Co-operative Banks
  • Negotiating participation in UK Payment Schemes
  • Drafting and negotiation of critical supply of services (outsourcing) agreements

Other Interests

Sailing; watching International and club rugby; walking on the beaches and countryside in Norfolk; Family holidays to (and enjoying the wines of) Portugal and Italy.