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Phil Smith




Phil specialises in commercial litigation, bringing and defending claims on behalf of corporate and individual clients on a range of issues including contractual and tort claims, technology disputes and property litigation.


Career Highlights

  • Successfully advising an aerospace supply company in a substantial claim resolved through international arbitration proceedings involving three different jurisdictions
  • Advising a FTSE 100 media and technology company in a substantial dispute concerning the installation of satellite television reception equipment at approximately 1,000 sites around the UK
  • Advising a multinational software company in a licensing dispute concerning alleged infringement in more than 40 different jurisdictions around the globe
  • Successfully advising a well-known security and anti-virus company in a contractual claim against a substantial customer, culminating in a summary judgment application which resulted in the client recovering the claimed amount in full, together with enhanced interests and costs
  • Advising the management company of a substantial private estate in north London in a claim establishing (amongst other things) the company’s right to control parking on several miles of estate roads, culminating in a trial at which the client was successful in every aspect of the claim and awarded indemnity costs

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