About Philip

Following completion of his Law Degree, Phil went on to continue his legal studies at Chester Law School in 1988 before qualifying as a Solicitor in 1991. Philip joined the Firm as a Solicitor in the Family Department in 1997 and became a Partner in 2004. 

Phil is the Lead Partner within the Firm's Family Department and specialises in divorce and other family matters and has particular expertise in dealing with the financial aspect of the breakdown of relationships, including high value financial settlements involving complex business assets and farming cases. Phil is a Collaborative Family Lawyer and encourages his clients to resolve their disputes in a non-confrontational way, to reduce the stress of a difficult situation.

Phil is recognised as a key lawyer in the Legal 500 2024 Directory and is also ranked in Chambers & Partners 2024.


Fun Fact

Phil is a former County tennis player and keen golfer.