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Chambers of Mark Ellison QC

1-2 LAURENCE POUNTNEY HILL, LONDON, EC4R 0EU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7933 8855
Fax:
Fax 020 7929 3732
DX:
858 LONDON CITY
Email:
Web:
www.qebholliswhiteman.co.uk

Philip Mcghee

Tel:
Work 020 7933 8855
Email:
QEB Hollis Whiteman (Chambers of Mark Ellison QC)

Position

Philip McGhee prosecutes and defends, alone and as a led junior, general crime (including: sexual offences, firearms offences, controlled drugs offences, violence, dishonesty and public order offences) and serious and organised crime, (including: conspiracies, money-laundering and fraud). He has experience in large-scale restraint, confiscation and forfeiture proceedings, and in matters of disclosure and public interest immunity. Philip practises in the professional regulatory and disciplinary fields, acting for regulatory bodies and for professionals facing disciplinary or conduct hearings, particularly in the medical, nursing and care-related professions (General Medical Council; Nursing and Midwifery Council; Health Professions Council) as well as the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. Philip also prosecutes and defends in trading standards work, including in counterfeit goods cases and matters involving alleged unfair trading and false or misleading business advertising. He has also represented clients facing prosecution for breaches of fire safety and workplace safety regulations. Awarded the Reid Scholarship and Prince of Wales Scholarship and Senior Award by Gray’s Inn.

Career

Called Gray’s Inn, 2003. Admitted to Cayman Islands Bar, Philip practised for two years as an attorney in the Cayman Islands (2007-2009), where he defended in criminal cases across the spectrum, including attempted murder, rape, drugs trafficking and serious violence. His work developed a particular emphasis on gang-related firearms offences and the handling of expert evidence in the fields of firearms discharge residue analysis, DNA and forensic pathology.

Member

Criminal Bar Association; Young Fraud Lawyers Association; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers; Health and Safety Lawyers Association; Public Access Bar Association; registered with the Bar Council Public Access Directory; Bar Pro Bono Unit volunteer panel.


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Philip McGhee - QEB Hollis WhitemanA persuasive advocate who presents his arguments in an unflustered and measured way.

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Professional discipline and regulatory law

Within: Professional discipline and regulatory law – Leading juniors

Philip McGhee - QEB Hollis WhitemanA very able junior with good technical skills – he is extremely personable too.

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