Philip is a partner and Head of the Corporate/ Commercial Department at MacSweeney & Company. He specialises in corporate/ commercial law, banking and commercial litigation matters.
He holds a First Class Honours Bachelor of Civil Law Degree from University College Cork. He also holds a Diploma in Applied Finance Law from the Law Society of Ireland, as well as a post-graduate certificate from Harvard University. Philip also studied for a period in the prestigious University of LUISS in Rome, where he was awarded an Intensive Programme Diploma in Commercial Contracts. He is an accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/ Europe with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
A native of Galway, Philip trained as a Solicitor in a prominent Dublin-based commercial law firm, where he also worked as a Solicitor after qualifying. There he practiced in the areas of commercial and corporate law, and acted in a number of high profile transactions.
Philip has also worked in the Legal and Investment Services Division of Enterprise Ireland. There he was responsible for providing legal advice across a number of areas, as well as providing regular legal training seminars to staff.
Philip joined MacSweeney & Company in 2008 and was appointed a Partner in 2011.