Philip has over 30 years’ experience as a partner in the commercial real estate departments of Berwin Leighton (Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner), Olswang and Nabarro. He has been regularly recognised as a leading individual in the commercial real estate and development sector by the Legal 500. Philip also sits on the Regulatory Committee of the British Property Federation.
Philip has, over his career, represented well known corporate institutions, listed companies, REITs, high net worth and overseas investors. In 2014, Philip joined global top 10 real estate fund manager, AEW Europe as Head of Legal & Compliance in London. Whilst at AEW, Philip gained a deep understanding of the regulated real estate sector and became approved by the Financial Conduct Authority for the regulatory functions of Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer. Philip left AEW in 2018 to establish Compliance On Demand as a unique and innovative FCA registered regulatory compliance consultancy focussed on regulated and unregulated businesses in the Real Estate and General Corporate Sectors.
Philip’s present day focus at Quastels is on regulatory work and he assists UK based regulated and unregulated clients on issues as diverse as anti-money laundering systems and controls and governance and compliance programmes. Through Compliance On Demand, Philip brings to Quastels the ability to offer clients practical legal and regulatory advice on the ever burgeoning regulatory landscape and regime affecting their businesses.