Group General Counsel
Philip was appointed Group General Counsel in 2007. Philip has spent more than 20 years as an international corporate lawyer, specialising in mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceuticals, IT and telecommunications industries.
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.