Philip is head of chambers, and took Silk in 2010 “…to the unequivocal delight of the market” (Chambers UK 2011). He is noted for his “fearsome” courtroom advocacy and is a specialist in property litigation. Within that field, Philip is an expert in Leasehold Enfranchisement, including associated areas such as Rights of First Refusal and Right to Manage. He is also noted for his experience and expertise in service charge disputes. Philip has considerable experience acting for and against developers, in respect of overage disputes, establishing service charges, offplan sales, social and affordable housing aspects and the problems of mixed use among others.
Real Estate Junior of the Year, Chambers Bar Awards 2009
Barrister of the Year, Enfranchisement Awards 2009