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Areas of Practice

  • Commercial
  • Corporations
  • Insurance
  • Professional Negligence
  • Taxation
  • Trade Practices
  • Transport Accident Act
  • Work Cover


Philip has a significant practice, regularly appearing in both appeals and trials: in the High Court of Australia, the Federal Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of Victoria.His areas of practice include administrative law, contracts, commercial and corporations law, taxation, equity and trusts, insurance (including personal injury), and negligence.

Philip is listed as a leading Australian Queen’s Counsel by Chambers and Partners (Asia-Pacific: 2018 and 2019); as a leading commercial litigation and dispute resolution Queen’s Counsel in Victoria in Doyles Guide (2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018); and as a leading tax Queen’s Counsel in Victoria in Doyles Guide (2018).

Philip graduated from the University of Melbourne with the degree of Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours in 1991; and was awarded a Master of Law Degree with First Class Honours from the University of Cambridge in 1994.

Details of Philip’s previous appearances, and background, may be seen via the CV link above.


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