Philip Hunter > Brodies LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP
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Work Department

Real estate.


Phil is a partner based in the real estate department. Qualified in both Scotland and England, Phil specialises in property investment, property finance, property aspects of insolvency and corporate restructuring, and cross-border transactions. He also heads the firm’s  environmental law practice, and provides advice in the context of property transactions.


Trained Brodies LLP, qualified 2001; partner 2008.


UK Environmental Law Association.

Law Society of Scotland

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Real estate > Environment

Covering a broad field of contentious and non-contentious environmental law work, Brodies LLP‘s ‘attentive, knowledgeable and practical‘ team handles frequent contaminated land-related instructions alongside energy, mineral, chemicals and waste sector matters, including various regulatory issues, environmental impact assessments and risk management. Philip Hunter is the main contact.

Australia > Transport: shipping

HWL Ebsworth is home to a ‘very strong marine practice with depth of knowledge across all relevant areas’. Spread across the entirety of Australia, the practice handles marine insurance, ship finance, construction, international maritime arbitrations and government regulatory work. Simon Liddy operates from Sydney with particular expertise in large-scale incidents involving multiple claimants, particularly in relation to passenger vessels. National head of transport Joe Hurley is likewise based in Sydney and advises on front end shipping and trade commercial matters in addition to running an extensive disputes practice. Philip Hunter, Tony Morgan, Luke Taylor, Keith Thomas and Jesper Martens  are the team heads and the various other national offices. Numerous P&I clubs form the client roster.