Philip is an experienced Dispute Resolution Partner at Eaton Smith LLP in Huddersfield who in September 2017 became an Accredited Mediator and in November 2017 became a Civil Mediation Council Registered Mediator.
Having been involved in mediations since 2003 Philip has gained considerable experience in mediation and is a firm believer in mediation as a cost effective and participant centred way of resolving disputes.
Philip’s Dispute Resolution practice is a broad based commercial practice comprising partnership disputes, corporate transactional disputes, commercial agency disputes, professional negligence disputes, employer/ employee disputes, insolvency disputes and general commercial disputes. Philip is happy to accept appointments to mediate disputes in all of these areas.
As a busy litigation Solicitor Philip is used to dealing with large volumes of documentation and distilling matters down to the key issues quickly. Philip is adept at simplifying complex issues for lay clients and believes in plain English and avoiding legal jargon wherever possible. Philip is used to dealing with clients in highly pressurised stressful situations and brings a calm head to a dispute.
Philip brings all of these skills to his mediation practice to give the participants the best possible chance to reach a resolution.
Date accredited : 8th September 2017