Group General Counsel
Philip has spent more than 20 years as an international corporate lawyer, specialising in mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceuticals, IT and telecommunications industries.
Current position: Appointed Group General Counsel in 2007.
Previous roles include:
- General Counsel and Secretary of O2 plc, 2001-2006
- Chief Counsel, Mergers and Acquisitions for BT plc, 1998-2001
- European General Counsel of Atlanta based BellSouth Corporation.
Career highlights: Philip has spent much of his career living and working overseas, undertaking major corporate transactions throughout Europe, the United States, Asia and the Middle East.