Philip in 60 seconds

Philip has been with HDY for over 35 years.

Philip is our former Chairman of Partners and has been with HDY for over 35 years. He is widely recognised as a leading practitioner in litigation, banking and insolvency work.

Philip has commenced his transition to retirement from the firm. He works part-time with HDY and has developed his own practice as a mediator.


Independent Recognition

  • Ranked as Senior Statesman in Restructuring & Insolvency by Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012
  • Recognised in Chambers Global 2012
  • Leading lawyer in Restructuring & Insolvency, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012
  • Expert in Restructuring & Insolvency and Litigation in Expert Guides, the Legal Media Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers
  • Leading Lawyer in IFLR1000, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 in Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Listed as an expert in Insolvency and Reorganisation Law (since 2009) and Litigation (since 2008) in Best Lawyers


Industry associations

  • Member of INSOL International
  • Member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)
  • Member of the Banking & Financial Services Law Association