‘An outstanding associate, has a great future ahead – one to watch.’ – The Legal 500 (2020)
- Young Fraud Lawyers Association (Committee Member)
- Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)
- London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA)
- Anglo-Omani Society
- Royal African Society (RAS)
Philip is listed in the Legal 500 (2020) for Commercial Litigation and works on a range of English High Court litigation and other international disputes. This has included bringing civil fraud claims, seeking interim remedies, resolving partnership disputes and defending contractual debt claims. He has been involved in international asset-tracing in the courts of the British Virgin Islands.
Philip also has experience in sovereign disputes, banking litigation and proceedings under s.9 of the Arbitration Act 1996. He is particularly interested in private international law and foreign law issues, having acted in matters involving Russian, Mozambican, Swiss, UAE and Ukrainian law.
Prior to joining Peters & Peters, Philip worked in public affairs for a charity and was involved in lobbying members of parliament and the government on both domestic and foreign policy.
Philip was awarded a First in his BA from King’s College London in History and War Studies, during which he was selected as the King’s Scholar to Georgetown University. He also holds an AM from Harvard University in Middle Eastern Studies. His graduate work focused on religion and politics in the Middle East. He completed the GDL and LPC at BPP University. He was awarded the Bedingfield (Major) Scholarship by Gray’s Inn in 2016.
Philip is a committee member (Publicity Secretary) of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association.