Philip is an experienced corporate lawyer who specialises in the oil & gas sector. His work includes mergers and acquisitions (including private share/asset sales and farm-ins), joint ventures and large scale capital projects work. He has extensive experience in transactional, commercial and project work in the oil and gas sector all over the world including the Middle East, Europe, Latin America, Asia and throughout Africa. Philip has also advised on a number of mining and natural resources projects in Africa and Asia.

Philip gained considerable experience in industry working for a variety of blue chip international oil & gas operating companies, including as UK counsel for Sasol. He is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and a former Chairman of the UK Energy Lawyers Group.