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.
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
Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
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