Prior to qualifying as a solicitor, Philip was a professional freelance musician having secured a Masters degree from the Royal Northern College of Music. After converting to the law, Philip qualified in 2009 into the Manchester Commercial Insurance team (now Casualty Team) working mainly on stress claims with Roddy MacLeod, and also various EL/PL/OLA claims.
In 2011 Philip moved to the Motor Team. He now handles a varied caseload valued mainly up to £250,000 involving claims from inception to trial including indemnity issues, liability disputes, foreign jurisdiction claims and complex causation and quantum claims.
Outside of the law, when not spending time with his family and two young children, Philip is a member of Withington Golf Club, and enjoys (or endures) following Southampton FC.