Philip is a leading sports Barrister. He understands the nuances and reality of how the law of sport works, given his professional sporting background. He has appeared before the Football Association, Amateur Boxing Association, British Boxing Board of Control and the Greyhound Board of Great Britain.

Many of these matters ended up in the High Court and the Court of Appeal, and some of the leading reported sporting legal authorities in recent years feature cases argued by Philip.


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.