Over 22 years of experience in corporate finance work including capital markets, complex restructuring, structured financing, private equity and M&A transactions across the globe with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific region.

Philip has been based in Singapore since 2006 and has advised clients in every major jurisdiction in Asia. He represents issuers, sponsors and investment banks in a variety of debt, equity and equity-linked capital markets transactions, including high-yield, investment grade, regulatory capital, corporate hybrids, Rule 144A/Regulation S transactions, SPACs, DeSPACs, SEC-registered offerings, Islamic financing, GMTN and EMTN programmes, privatizations, rights issues, initial public offerings and liability management exercises. He also has extensive experience advising on structured investments, repos, ISDA negotiation and documentation, and has a strong client following among the global and regional securities houses in this space.

He is also particularly active in private equity and M&A transactions and has a focus on projects, energy and resources (both traditional and renewables), consumer and healthcare, technology (including fintech and biotech), real estate, infrastructure and construction sectors. He uses his multidisciplinary expertise to provide clients with valuable insight into complex transactions involving public and private elements, ensuring effective transaction planning, execution and compliance, whilst delivering commercial outcomes.

Philip is also particularly active in advising technology companies from start-ups to fast growing and mid-market businesses to mature global enterprises, as well as technology focused venture capital funds.

In addition, Philip has extensive experience advising on secured and unsecured bank financing transactions including leverage and acquisition financing, pre-IPO financing, mezzanine financing, project financing, refinancings and special situations transactions.

Philip’s clients include corporates, leading banks, NBFIs and other financial institutions, private equity funds, hedge funds, sovereign and quasi-sovereign entities including sovereign wealth funds in their various transactions globally and in particular throughout Asia.

Philip is ranked in Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, IFLR 1000 and Legal 500 as one of the world’s leading capital markets lawyers and has advised on some of the most significant, award winning, innovative and first-of-kind deals in the Asia Pacific region. Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2022 notes that "he displays excellent technical capabilities along with experience and a calm demeanour. He is pragmatic, commercial and highly responsive", and has been highlighted for his India and Indonesia expertise.