Philip advises on a wide range of commercial issues and agreements, with a particular emphasis on clients within the IT sector, including high value software development, licensing and support arrangements (including software as a service) and website development agreements.

Philip also has extensive experience advising on high value procurement agreements in the private sector.

Expertise and Past Cases

Recent examples of corporate transactions Philip has advised on include:

  • A share sale by the existing shareholders of Thornley Groves Estate Agents Limited in connection with an investment by Lomond Capital
  • A share sale by the principal shareholders of Strand Technology Limited to AIM-listed Advanced Computer Software Group
  • A share sale by the shareholders of J2 Systems Technologies Limited to French-listed company Aures Technologies SA
  • Advising a company secretarial services firm in relation to a share sale and new shareholder arrangements, including complex EMI arrangements, shareholders’ agreement and articles of association
  • Advising a number of lenders in relation to secured lending to facilitate a property development
  • Advising a partner in a partnership of chartered surveyors in relation to the dissolution of the partnership
  • Advising continuing shareholders in relation to the purchase of shares from a dissenting shareholder

Recent commercial transactions Philip has advised on include:

  • Regularly advising a software house in the insurance sector in relation to multi-million pound software licensing and support contracts
  • Advising in relation to high value procurement and consultancy agreements
  • Advising a client in the audiology sector in relation to software licensing and support arrangements and associated hardware purchases/sales


Philip studied English at the University of Nottingham before completing his professional, legal qualifications in Manchester. He joined Myerson in 2012 after carrying out his training at Druces LLP, a respected commercial law firm in the City of London.

Specialist Areas

Our legal services are underpinned by our knowledge and expertise in the following areas.