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Year of Call:  2012 (Jamaica: 1996)

Philip Dayle Commercial Litigation CV

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Senior Practice Manager
Daniel Griffiths
James Wackett

Practice Group Clerks
James Ashford
Mitchell Nash

Charlie Labrum
Oliver Lee

Chief Executive & Director of Clerking
Tony McDaid

Tel: +44 (0) 845 210 5555
Fax: +44 (0) 121 606 1501
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Philip Dayle - Commercial Litigation

Philip accepts instructions in a range of commercial disputes, including contractual matters; condemnation hearings; issues related to customs, excise and duties; credit hire and road traffic accidents; insolvency and others. He is particularly interested in matters where commercial law intersects with public and regulatory law.    

Examples of recent work

  • Successfully acted for three claimants in a four day multitrack case in the high court where the court ruled that the defendant held a lease on trust for a company in which the claimants were directors/shareholders;
  • Application to set aside judgment in default on behalf of a businessman who was sued for deceitfully engaging investors in a scheme to operate ATM machines that dispensed gold bars; 
  • Instructed as part of a legal team by Ingenious Media in a high value tax dispute concerning the scope of tax breaks in the British film industry.  

Philip has been awarded the following prizes:

  • British Chevening Scholarship, 2000
  • Suffolk and North Essex Law Society (SNELS) for 1st place on the masters or Law (LL.M) 2000-01 programme, Essex University

Bar Transfer Test (BTT), 2012
Masters of Law (LLM) in International Human Rights law (Distinction), Essex University, 2002
Legal Education Certificate (Jamaican Bar Vocational course), Norman Manley Law School, 1996
Bachelor of Laws (Honours) 1993, University of the West Indies, 1993


Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)