Michael Phillips » Dispute Resolution and Commercial Litigation
Michael PhillipsPartner – Solicitor Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation
Michael qualified as a solicitor in 1986, and joined Keelys in 1999, having been a partner at Eversheds before then. He gained a first class degree in law at Cambridge. He spent many years with Freshfields, some in Hong Kong. In a legal career spanning over 35 years, he has handled some large and high profile commercial disputes, including large scale banking fraud and cross-border disputes, and has dealt with major public and private institutions. He handles all types of commercial disputes, ranging from debt recovery to more complex contract disputes, employee restrictive covenant and confidentiality disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, warranty disputes under share sale agreements, property disputes and professional negligence claims against solicitors, valuers and accountants. More recently at Keelys, he has successfully managed two cases which have gone to the Court of Appeal involing major commercial enterprises.