Philip joined Mellor Olsson in 1972 and is a specialist in property and commercial law. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Adelaide.
His work involves the negotiation and preparation of a broad range of commercial documentation, including the drafting of special contracts and agreements, constitutions, leases, mortgages and other securities.
Philip’s client base includes lending institutions, Local Government bodies, companies, incorporated associations and charities, as well as individuals. He has handled some of Adelaide’s largest commercial property transactions and has extensive experience in the banking and petroleum industries.
Philip has been a member of The Law Society of South Australia’s Property Committee for more than 35 years, and is the current Chair. He also represents South Australia nationally on the Australian Property Law Group of the Law Council of Australia and is invited to participate in various State Government consultative groups relating to property law.