Philip has come back to London after 20 years as a Senior Clerk in the provinces.
Prior to this he spent 7 years as Senior Clerk at chambers in Lincoln’s Inn, overseeing its transformation from Common Law Chambers to specialist set and opening its Bristol annexe which is still in operation today
He was the first Senior Clerk in the country to complete the IBC BTEC Advanced Award in Chambers Administration which he subsequently lectured on. He was also previously a member of the Management Committee of the Institute of Barristers Clerks.
He prides himself on his friendly and open approach and welcomes approaches from clients to discuss best working practices.
He is a keen skier an irregular and awful golfer, season ticket holder at Arsenal and a collector of Modern Art.
It has long been the accepted practice in the TCC that the scope for challenges to the summary enforcement of adjudication awards is strictly limited ...
Coulson J’s already famous judgment is not the end of ‘smash and grab’ adjudications.