Philip is a commercial barrister with significant experience in a range of areas, particularly construction, professional negligence, and commercial fraud. He has a particular interest in implied trusts, and the tortious and equitable duties of professionals in the context of property and construction disputes.
Called in 1978 by the Inner Temple, Philip has built up extensive knowledge of all types of commercial dispute often appears as a leading junior in High Court and the Court of Appeal of England and Wales. Philip provides advisory, negotiation, and advocacy services in matters both contentious and non-contentious.
Philip’s recent cases include a substantial claim in the High Court against a negligent property surveyor for compensation for loss of potential income on rental properties, and a claim to architects’ fees in excess of £500,000. Philip also advises and represents individuals in relation to private-client matters involving trusts and estates.