Qualifications : BSC, LLB (Hons), University of Waikato.
Philip is a senior corporate lawyer experienced in advising clients on complex transactions.
Advising domestic and international clients on corporate and commercial matters, Philip's experience includes mergers and acquisitions, company restructurings, shareholders' agreements, corporate governance, commercial contracts and financing.
Philip works across a number of sectors and industries and has significant experience in electricity/infrastructure and telecommunications. He is also the driving force behind Tompkins Wake's SME project AdviSME, an automated and AI powered legal solution for New Zealand small-medium business.
Phil has been practicing law since 2004 and joined Tompkins Wake in 2012, after working in London for 'Magic Circle' firm Baker McKenzie and was promoted to Partner in December 2019.
Areas of expertise
- Banking and Finance
- Commercial Contracts
- Corporate Advisory
- Corporate Governance
- Corporate Structuring/Restructuring
- Electricity Industry
- Infrastructure and Projects
- Joint Ventures
- Limited Partnerships
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Project and Development Finance
- Shareholder Agreements
- Structured Financing
- Recommended Lawyer, Corporate and M&A in The Legal 500 for Asia Pacific 2019