Peter Burge Principal LMI Advisors Profile Photo Satellite and Telecommunication Law

Peter Burge

Consulting Principal

Peter Burge is a Consulting Principal based in Australia.  Mr. Burge has been a practising solicitor since 1989, first in Australia and subsequently in the United Kingdom, Singapore, Japan, and MENA.  Peter has served as in-house counsel of one of the world’s largest multinational telecommunications companies, as a partner in an international law firm based in Hong Kong, and as the legal director of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the United Arab Emirates.

Peter has extensive expertise in telecommunications regulatory and competition matters.  He has advised a number of telecommunications companies and other public utilities on a range of corporate and commercial transactions.

At various times Peter has been listed as a leading communications lawyer in Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal – The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers, The Asia Pacific Legal 500, AsiaLaw Profiles, European Counsel’s Global Communications Industry Report 2000.

Peter has authored or co-authored several articles regarding corporate and regulatory matters and spoken at numerous conferences on telecommunications regulation and policy, as well as on corporate and securities law topics.  He brings a unique mixture of perspectives to his practice, having advised network operators and telecommunications service providers, new entrants, and regulators as an external legal adviser and in-house counsel.


  • Telecommunications Regulation and Policy
  • Competition Law and Practice
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Commercial Contracts


  • Bachelor of Laws, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland Australia Canada – 1986
  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance, Governance Institute of Australia

Bar Admissions and Memberships

  • Queensland, Australia (Solicitor), October 1989
  • Hong Kong SAR, PRC (Solicitor), February 1999
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia, November 2013
  • Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia
  • Chartered Secretary and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators