Philip’s experience within this area includes disputes of significant value concerning the sale of goods and carriage of goods, including six figure claims concerning the sale and supply of agricultural products and disputes arising from the construction and renovation of commercial buildings.
Philip advises and appears in a range of contentious matters concerning corporate governance including shareholder disputes, derivative actions and restrictive covenants in contracts of employment on behalf of both employee and employer. With respect to non-contentious matters, Philip has advised upon a range of matters including shareholder agreements, option agreements and employee incentive share schemes.
In addition Philip has extensive experience with issues of bailment and hire purchase litigation, including a substantial action concerning retention of title clauses arising of the liquidation of a national haulage contractor.
Philip is regularly instructed to both advise and appear in regard to a range of disputes concerning the construction and rectification of commercial documents.
Appointed Deputy District Judge 2019
Seconded Judge at the Birmingham Civil and Family Justice Centre, January 2021-March 2021
Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
Chancery Bar Association
Midland Chancery and Commercial Bar Association
MA (Oxon), University College, University of Oxford