David Phillips QC
David Phillips QC is a senior silk with an established reputation as a strategist and advocate in the field of commercial litigation and dispute resolution. He is also highly regarded in the fields of sport, professional negligence, and EU transport regulation.
David has conducted substantial pieces of litigation on behalf of the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands (both on the Islands and in the Privy Council) in constitutional, commercial and judicial review cases, as well as litigation concerning the Islands’ recent Commission of Inquiry. David has also appeared in and advised on major matters for institutional clients in other Caribbean territories including Trinidad & Tobago, Anguilla, BVI and the Bahamas.
David Phillips QC: In The News
July 30, 2020
Meet the man who holds the hopes of Wigan Athletic in his hands
After 46 rounds of blood, sweat and tears, Wigan Athletic’s Championship fate will be decided by David Phillips QC and his legal team.
July 9, 2020
Wigan administration: Paul Cook on ‘the worst, toughest week of my career’
Expert David Phillips QC to lead its challenge to the automatic 12-point deduction
July 8, 2020
Wigan Athletic’s appeal against 12-point EFL deduction to be led by one of Britain’s top barristers
David Phillips QC will lead the club’s fight on the grounds of exceptional circumstances beyond the control of involved parties