Jeremy Philips QC

Year of Call: 2004

Year of Silk: 2018

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His intimate knowledge of the minutiae of licensing law is remarkable.’ ‘His courteous but knowledgeable manner instils confidence in clients, and he exudes gravitas before tribunals.’ ‘He’s a great man to have on your side when the questions are awkward.’ “

Chambers UK,  2018
  • Co-Mediator with Michel Kallipetis QC in unprecedented mediation concerning contractual, commercial and property issues affecting the licensed trade (see Seventh Report (2009) Business & Enterprise Select Committee)
  • Successful mediation of long standing major environmental (involving national regulator)
  • Resolving as mediator long-standing local land ownership and boundary disputes
  • Resolution of licensing and environmental disputes concerning a major national sporting event by informal mediation (advocate)
  • “Finding Common Ground” (‘Planning’ magazine March 2008 – with John Parmiter)
  • CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) – Accredited Mediator (October 2007)
  • SCMA (Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates) – Member


  • Accredited mediator – CEDR (2008)

Qualifications & awards:

  • Qualified as solicitor in London (1980)
  • Partner Cartwrights (1982)
  • Co-founder Holt Phillips (1984)
  • Equity partner Eversheds (following merger with Holt Phillips) (1994)
  • Partner Osborne Clarke (2001) upon consolidation of Eversheds’ South West practices in Cardiff. Leader of national teams in both firms.