Admitted as a Solicitor: 2005
Admitted to the Bar: 2011 (NSW)
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Phillip practices predominantly in the areas of criminal, regulatory and administrative law. His specialist areas are commissions of inquiry, and environmental and white collar crime, including fraud, blackmail, bribery, perjury, money laundering, corruption and contempt.
Since being called to the Bar, Phillip has advised, and appeared on behalf of, numerous Government Agencies including the NSW Environment Protection Authority, NSW Department of Planning and Environment, NSW Natural Resources Access Regulator, NSW Crime Commission, NSW Office of Fair Trading, SafeWork NSW, NSW Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, Australian Border Force, Australian Securities and Investments Commission and various local Councils.
In 2019, Phillip was appointed Environmental Counsel to the Environment Protection Authority, a statutory appointment under the Protection of the Environment Administration Act 1991.
Phillip has appeared in most NSW and Commonwealth Courts and Tribunals, including the High Court of Australia, the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal and the NSW Court of Appeal. He is most often found appearing on behalf of Government Agencies and private clients in NSW criminal Courts, including in the Land and Environment Court, and as either counsel assisting or representing interested parties at commissions of inquiry