Peter Apel was admitted as a solicitor in 1989 after obtaining degrees in Commerce and Law from the University of Queensland. and holds practising certificates for all Queensland Courts as well as the Family Court, Federal Court and the High Court of Australia.
Peter is a past President of the North Queensland Law Association, which represents Solicitors throughout Northern Queensland, as well as holding Board positions on the Mareeba Wetland Foundation and The Mareeba Shire Job Training Association.
Peter Apel has been appointed as a Notary Public and is able to authenticate and witness documents for use internationally. Peter lives locally in a farming area and has a family background in business and primary production.