Philip completed his pupillage in Chambers in October 2019, gaining broad experience across all of Chambers’ major practice areas. He then undertook secondments in the Corporate/M&A department at Slaughter and May, gaining experience in corporate transactional and restructuring work, and in the Financial Institutions Dispute Group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he primarily worked on contentious insolvency matters.
Philip is building a practice focusing on company litigation and advisory work, corporate insolvency, and broader commercial disputes. He is happy to be instructed as sole counsel or as part of a team.
Before commencing pupillage, Philip read law as an undergraduate at the University of Oxford, graduating joint second overall in his year and winning several prizes. He then studied for a masters in law at the London School of Economics (with a focus on company and insolvency law), graduating with distinction and the highest overall performance across the Commercial Law subjects. He has published a number of academic articles in the fields of company and insolvency law, including on schemes of arrangement and the cross-border mergers regime.