Peter Sahagian is a partner and Special Counsel to the Office of CEO of KPMG LLP (Canada). In this role Peter provides advice on a wide variety of matters and special projects. Peter is also a Member of the Operating Committee of KPMG Law LLP.
Peter served as General Counsel for KPMG in Canada from 1989 through 2020.
Prior to joining KPMG as General Counsel in 1989, Peter was a member of the General Counsel’s oﬃce at a major financial services company where he was responsible for a wide variety of domestic and international litigation. Prior to, Peter practiced civil litigation in private practice in Toronto for approximately 10 years.
Peter serves as a member of the Canadian Advisory Board for the Conﬂict Prevention & Resolution Institute and is a member of the Task Force on ADR and Arbitration of the International Commercial Court. In 2008 Peter Sahagian received the Canadian General Counsel Award for Litigation Management.
Osgoode Hall Law School 1975 - 1978
University of Toronto, Trinity College 1973-1977
Member of the Board of CPR Canada (Conflict Prevention and Resolution)
Member of Task Force on ADR and Arbitration of International Commercial Court
Member of the Law Society of Ontario, Member of the Canadian Bar Association and Member of the Advocate Society