Philip joined ODT as a Partner in April 2013 having practised as a solicitor in Sussex for many years. He advises on a wide range of commercial property transactions and landlord and tenant matters including large commercial lettings, freehold sales and acquisitions and block management.
Philip has particular experience in leasehold enfranchisement matters, having acted in the freehold acquisition of dozens of residential blocks, ranging in size from 2 to 30 flats, and involving First Tier Tribunal and County Court proceedings. Philip has acted for both landlords and tenants in many statutory lease extensions across London and Sussex.
In 2010 Philip was appointed as a Deputy District Judge and sits for around 20 days a year in County Courts hearing civil cases on the South Eastern Circuit.
Philip studied English & American Literature at the University of Manchester, converting to Law at the University of Sussex and completing the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, London.