Phillip is a member of the firm's commercial disputes practice where his main focus is on arbitration and litigation proceedings, with particular and extensive experience acting for clients from construction and engineering, property, mining, energy, transportation and technology industries.
Phillip is a member of CIArb and has been appointed as arbitrator on several occasions. He is also an accredited mediator of the Victorian Bar, having appeared in numerous mediations as either mediator or advocate. Phillip has advised and represented numerous parties to domestic and international arbitration proceedings and multi-jurisdiction litigation proceedings. He has been involved either as instructing solicitor or lead counsel in a number of significant cases in the Courts of Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia.
Most recently, Phillip has led a team of lawyers and acted, both as the client's advisors and counsel/advocate for a large Indonesian listed company in connection with high profile proceedings in Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong arising out of a failed joint venture agreement. The case ran for eleven days and is reported: Astro Nusantara International BV and Ors v PT Ayunda Prima Mitra and Ors  HKCFI 1885 ; 1 HKLRD 197.