Philip Watkins

Philip’s a senior partner in the corporate law practice at international law firm Withers. He practises corporate and commercial law, with emphasis on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity, strategic investments and joint ventures.

Philip also has an active pro bono practice, with considerable experience advising English charities, social enterprises and not-for-profit organisations, including The Roundhouse Trust, the Design Museum and The Saturday Club Trust.

Before embarking upon his legal career, Philip lived and worked in Japan as a cultural adviser to the Japanese Government.