Philip specialises in commercial litigation, with a particular interest in insolvency, pensions and crypto/blockchain disputes.
Philip specialises in commercial litigation, with a particular interest in insolvency, pensions and crypto/blockchain disputes. He advises on a broad range of general commercial litigation matters across regions, with an emphasis on insolvency (including cross-border disputes), pensions and crypto/blockchain. Philip acts for a blue-chip client list of hedge funds, professional services firms, administrators, liquidators, banks and corporates. His practice covers a range of regions including Eastern Europe, Greater China and the UK.
He is admitted to practice in England and Wales and is a Hong Kong qualified lawyer. Philip is fluent in English, Polish and Italian.
Experience & expertise
- Certain of the former non-executive directors of Carillion plc in relation to all aspects of the insolvency of the Carillion Group, including advising in relation to appearances before Parliamentary Select Committees and successfully defending them in disqualification proceedings brought by the Secretary of State for Business and Trade
- the joint administrators of Nortel Networks, EY, in the global insolvency of the Nortel Group and the complex cross border disputes arising from it
- the Post Office in relation to the Historic Shortfall compensation scheme
- a major investment bank on a worldwide freezing injunction against an ultrahigh net work individual
- a major investment bank in defending a derivative action
- three Trinidadian prisoners on an appeal of their criminal convictions to the Privy Council on a pro bono basis