Philip is a specialist and experienced employment lawyer qualified for 23 years, representing employees at all levels which include senior executives. He has a national reputation, and acts for employees both in the City and throughout the UK.
Philip writes regularly for The Guardian as their employment law expert, and has also appeared numerous times as an expert on the BBC, ITV, Sky News, and both national and local radio stations (including BBC Radio 4, Radio London and LBC).
He has also been quoted in national newspapers and leading legal and financial websites which include The Sunday Times, The Independent, ACAS, and Personnel Today, and has further been interviewed by foreign radio and TV in respect of UK employment law matters. Philip also provides employment law advice to members of The Institute of Leadership and Management which is the UK’S largest management body.
In addition, Philip has been invited to be guest speaker and panel member at employment law conferences, and has provided video podcasts to members of professional bodies in relation to their rights. He has also been asked to provide guest commentaries and “webinars” for the major UK legal resource provider, Lexis Nexis.
Philip advises on all areas of employment law including redundancy, bonus issues, unfair dismissal, performance improvement plans, appraisals, breach of contract, restrictive covenants, contracts of employment and discrimination.
A large part of Philip’s expertise and reputation is in relation to negotiating favourable settlements following a dispute with employers, whilst at the same time preserving amicability between the parties. It is, after all, in both parties interests to reach a resolution where possible. He has negotiated thousands of such settlements with employers throughout the UK with very high degrees of success, and has extensively advised on settlement agreements which is the document setting out the agreed terms.
A no win-no fee basis of funding of your case will be considered, where this is your preference.
Philip qualified as a solicitor in 1990, and is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.