Philip is a partner in our complex casualty coverage team. He is an Australian qualified lawyer based in our London office. 

Philip is an insurance and reinsurance specialist with expertise in high-value and complex coverage matters across many lines of business including liability, property, directors & officers liability and product liability/product recall insurance. 

He advises insurers and reinsurers on coverage issues arising from major catastrophe losses including natural and environmental disasters and mass tort litigation in various jurisdictions.

Philip is experienced in direct and excess layer coverage litigation and arbitration under several policy forms, including the Bermuda Form.  He also has expertise in conducting defence litigation for insurers, self-insureds and private and publicly listed companies across trial and appellate jurisdictions in public and product liability, property damage, professional indemnity, contractual liability and statutory recovery claims.

Philip has co-authored the Australian chapter of the 2018 and 2019 Chambers and Partners Insurance Law and Practice Guides.

Philip was also seconded to the in-house legal team at a leading Lloyd’s Syndicate.


  • Qualified in Australia in 2010
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  • Nominated by respondents for delivering outstanding service in the last 12 months 
    The Gracechurch London Market Insurance Law Monitor 2023