A dispute resolution specialist, with expertise in construction claims.
Philip works with business clients to find a commercial solution to their disputes through mediation, adjudication, arbitration or through the courts. He handles disputes between shareholders and partners and a broad range of contractual disputes including debt recovery and insolvency, sale of goods, defective products and product liability, problems with agents or distributors, breach of warranties, exclusivity or confidentiality. Philip often acts on cross-border disputes, mainly within the EU.
Philip specialises in construction disputes, acting for employers, contractors and sub-contractors regarding disputes over payment, performance and delays. He also acts for SMEs, FTSE 100 companies and telecommunications operators.
Recent examples of how Philip has helped include:
- negotiating favourable settlement terms between a manufacturing client and an Italian supplier of a defective metallic component which caused injuries to his client’s customers;
- obtaining rightful payment of £100,000 from a main contractor following a dispute over the mechanism for valuing variation works;
- providing peace of mind for an entrepreneur by settling a long running dispute over breach of warranty following the sale of their business; and
- registering and enforcing a €300,000 judgment against a UK-based debtor on behalf of a business in the Netherlands.