Philip joined the IoD Advisory Service in 2018.
Philip is a commercial solicitor who worked for 30 years as a partner with the International law firm, Simmons & Simmons LLP. He specialised in regulation and dispute resolution, litigation, arbitration and mediation undertaking assignments within the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States as well as spending extended periods in Hong Kong and the Middle East.
He advised clients in many business sectors, including oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, financial and professional services and construction on aspects of contract, commercial, international trade and insurance law. He developed a particular expertise in the field of directors’ legal and professional duties.
As well as advising clients on a wide variety of legal issues, Philip served as head of department and a member of his firm’s management board. Having retired from full time legal practice in 2017, Philip has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director and charity trustee.