Peter Howell

Peter has over thirty six years’ experience, in general practice, in Commercial and Corporate Law, Wills and Estates, family law, Conveyancing and Criminal Law.

He has appeared as an advocate in various jurisdictions in Australia relating to court proceedings and is an experienced and effective negotiator when engaging in mediation and arbitration. Peter understands the complexities that arise in the course of various transactions and disputes and offers practical legal advice. He is skilled in his ability to present his client’s position in the best light possible.

Also, Peter is a director of New Horizons  Enterprises, a not for profit organisation that provides a range of supportive services, in the area of age care, disability services, employment, homelessness, mental health, indigenous support and social enterprise.

Peter’s qualifications and memberships include:

  • Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws
  • Member of the Law Society of New South Wales
  • Notary Public
  • Practitioner of the High Court of Australia
  • Practitioner of the Supreme Court of New South Wales
  • Member of the Society of Notaries of New South Wales
  • Mediator
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Fiji
  • Member of the Law Society if Fiji.
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Peter recently passed his exams in Papua New Guinea and is currently in the process of applying to be admitted to practice as a solicitor in Papua New Guinea

Osborne Howell Lawyers based in Ryde, Sydney

Hasnain Bokhari

Hasnain has experience in Civil Litigation, Criminal and Family Law matters. In addition, Hasnain has extensive knowledge in Commercial transactions.


Hasnain has extensive experience in general litigation and is able to use his knowledge to provide clear legal advice. He strives to settle matters as efficiently and cost effectively as possible and aims to find an amicable solution wherever possible. In addition, Hasnain is well balanced in advising clients from individuals to owners of businesses in relation to any commercial disputes and/or transactions.

While Hasnain aims to avoid the expensive costs of litigation, he is comfortable in preparing matters for hearing and has appeared in several jurisdictions. He is also committed to ensuring that all of his clients understand the legal pathway on which they are travelling so that they maintain confidence and do not feel lost in the system. He takes pride in being approachable, empathetic and placing the interests of his clients above his own.

  • Member of the Law Society of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Practitioner of the High Court of Australia
  • Practitioner of the Supreme Court of New South Wales