Peter Newton

Managing Director and Global Head of Business Origination



Peter Newton is a managing director and global head of business origination at D2 Legal Technology (D2LT), advising firms on the use of technology and data to unlock business value through legal change. Peter is responsible for scaling the business, driving origination and the development of new services and alliances to support D2LT’s mission to improve the way institutions manage, treat and optimise their legal contract data as a key component of their data governance frameworks.

Peter’s background is in originating and building business and digital transformation services across global capital and commodities markets and market infrastructure eco systems where he has originated and delivered triple digit $M revenues for strategic portfolio accounts. A highly experienced business services expert, he has a 30+ year career history of building businesses that deliver game changing programmes of work, including digital change, consultancy and software solutions, that have helped financial services organisations adapt to changing business and regulatory imperatives.