Philip has significant expertise in dealing with a variety of insolvency matters. These generally include arguments relating to heavily contested Statutory Demands for both Applicants and Respondents. He has also carried out numerous Trials, Applications and contested hearings before Chancery Masters, and appeals before High Court Judges relating to allegations of misfeasance by directors.

A world-renowned and award-winning artist currently instructs Philip to defend a statutory demand against a New Zealand-based company.


Clients often find themselves in difficult situations, which may need fighting or diffusing in or out of court. Either option is available, and both are supported by guidance concerning the law and tactical advice to obtain the best possible outcome.