Philippa acts for a broad spectrum of clients within the banking and financial services space.

She specialises in banking litigation, debt recovery and commercial litigation and appears at Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland.

She has been involved in several cross-jurisdictional projects on behalf of major financial institutions and has also worked in-house, offering a valuable perspective on litigation from a lenders viewpoint.

Jurisdiction: Scotland


  • Defending PPI claims raised against Lloyds Banking Group entities in English courts. Involves; preparing defences, witness statements, disclosure documentation, instructing counsel, liaising with claimant law firms, and taking instruction from/reporting to clients.
  • Secured debt-recovery: defended litigation before Sheriff Courts in Scotland regarding repossession of heritable property for a variety of lender clients. Involves; preparing defences, written submissions, liaising with clients and solicitors/party litigants, appearing at court hearings, liaising with clients.
  • Project Saphire: remediation project, involved assessing and responding to complaints from RBS SME customers in relation to fees/charges and general conduct of its Global Restructuring Group.