LL.B University of Aberdeen

Dip. L.P. University of Aberdeen

Special interests

Health & Safety

Personal Injury

Professional liability and regulation

Public and fatal accident inquiries


Phil has extensive experience in a wide range of areas of civil litigation and his main areas of practice are:
• clinical negligence
• personal injury
• professional discipline
• medical regulation

In clinical negligence, Phil is experienced in complex and high value cases, including those involving birth injuries, delayed diagnosis and fatal claims.

In personal injury, Phil is experienced in catastrophic injury claims, including head injury and tetraplegia claims.

In professional discipline, Phil is particularly experienced in NHS work and has appeared extensively in the NHS Tribunal.

In medical regulation, Phil regularly advises on issues arising out of contracts and arrangements relating to the administration of the NHS, including in relation to general practitioners and dental practitioners.

Phil is also regularly instructed in other areas of practice, for example in cases relating to:
• legal professional negligence
• reparation for damage to property
• judicial review
• mental health law

Phil is a trained mediator.