Philip Roberts > Clarke Willmott LLP > Taunton, England > Lawyer Profile

Clarke Willmott LLP

Work Department

Debt Recovery


Phil is a Chartered Legal Executive and Partner with the firm specialising in defended, high profile and complex debt recovery litigation and insolvency actions for both individuals and commercial entities. His sector expertise includes working with managing agents, utility companies, commercial businesses, insurance companies, government bodies, local authorities and independent schools.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Dispute resolution > Debt recovery

(Leading individuals)

Philip RobertsClarke Willmott LLP

Acting for a client roster of government departments and local authorities, utility companies, insurers and other commercial businesses, Clarke Willmott LLP handles the full range of debt collection work from payment agreements and enforcement issues to litigation and insolvency actions. Philip Roberts leads the national team and is also active on insurance, commercial and residential agent and landlord work. Senior associate Stuart Hoysted and associate Kayleigh Cullis also contribute to the practice.

South West > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport

Clarke Willmott LLP‘s sports team stands out for its work on employment matters, advising prominent players and managers on contract negotiations and also representing them in employment tribunals. The practice also provides ongoing and one-off advice to sports organisations on transactions, contractual disputes and corporate governance. Practice head Tim Copplestone specialises in employment law, while Robert Ridd handles corporate matters. Debt recovery specialist Philip Roberts is another name to note, as is associate Sarah Driscoll who focuses on employment cases.

London > Dispute resolution > Debt recovery

(Leading individuals)

Philip RobertsClarke Willmott LLP

At Clarke Willmott LLP, the national practice is led by Philip Roberts out of Somerset, and acts for a steady client roster comprising local authorities, utility companies and government departments. The team advises on pre-debt collections, litigation and insolvency actions, including bankruptcy and enforcements. Anna O’Reilly focuses on the recovery of service charge arrears for residential managing agents while senior associate Stuart Hoysted handles complex insolvency instructions and has appeared before the Country Court.