Philip is a partner in the Corporate team, acting on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, with a particular focus on private equity transactions, acting for both private equity houses on executing their investments and managing their portfolio companies, as well as advising companies and management teams during new investments.

Philip works with clients across a number of sectors and is able to draw on his significant practical experience gained spending time on secondment at AnaCap Financial Partners, a private equity fund, and CDC Group plc, the UK’s development finance institution. 

Philip is independently recognised in Chambers & Partners as an “Up and Coming” lawyer and has also been named as a “Next Generation Partner” in The Legal 500, with clients describing him as “an outstanding, commercially astute young partner” and "a rising star: bright, thorough, responsive and calm”.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales



  • advising Energise, a leading sustainability consultancy, on the sale of shares to and investment from finnCap Group plc.

  • advising Primary Health Properties PLC, a FTSE 250 investor, on its £34.5m acquisition of a state-of-the-art healthcare facility.

  • advising LDC on its investment in Cakesmiths, an independent manufacturer and supplier of artisan handmade cakes.

  • advising a US-based private equity house on the UK aspects of its growth equity investment in a SaaS video-based platform.