COMMODORE PETER BOWERS

Director-General Australian Defence Force Legal Services, Defence Legal Division.

Commodore Peter Bowers, RAN, was appointed as Director General ADF Legal Services in November 2017.

He has worked as a legal officer in the Australian Defence Force for over 20 years and prior to that in general Navy service at sea and ashore.

Commodore Bowers has held a range of military legal appointments including Director of Operations Law and Director of Military Discipline Law at Defence Legal. He has also held command advisory positions at Headquarters Joint Operations Command and at Fleet Headquarters. He has deployed on operations to Iraq and Afghanistan.