Phillip holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Politics and History from the University of Western Australia. He is admitted as a Lawyer to the Supreme Court of Western Australia and as a Solicitor to the High Court of Australia.
After completing his Articles in Perth’s leading maritime law firm, he practised in commercial litigation and insolvency for a number of years. Subsequently, Phillip embraced his abiding interest in criminal law and built a successful practice. His extensive case portfolio in criminal law includes many high-profile drug importation and homicide matters.
Phillip has appeared in the Federal Courts, the Western Australian Supreme Court, District Court, and Magistrates Court representing clients in a wide range of legal matters.
Phillip is focused on achieving the best possible outcome for his clients and has the experience and expertise to accomplish this. He has particular expertise representing accused persons with mental health issues and has written a number of published articles in this field. He also has extensive experience in representing accused juveniles in the Children’s Court.
In his spare time, Phillip enjoys travel, Australian Rules Football, and cricket.
Accreditations & Memberships
- Member of the Law Society of Western Australia
- Member of the Criminal Lawyers Association