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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Work Department

Commercial and property litigation


Philip heads up our litigation practice in Scotland and deals with a broad range of commercial disputes. He acts for a wide range of organisations and individuals in a variety of disputes including a number of well-known blue chip hospitality, leisure and retail clients.

His focus is on achieving commercial and cost effective results and often advises on risk management approaches and strategies to avoid pursuing a dispute through the courts. He prides himself on giving straightforward commercial advice. He is one of two solicitors in Scotland to be accredited by the RICS as a mediator.

Philip has wide ranging expertise and specialisms and advises on contractual disputes, real estate disputes, insolvency, debt recovery, licensing, regulatory, professional negligence, interdicts and financial services disputes.

He is regularly asked to present seminars to the RICS in Scotland and is a member of the Property Litigation Association.


Qualified 2007, trained Biggart Baillie LLP (now DWF LLP); senior associate, DWF 2009; managing associate, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP 2017; partner and head of litigation, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP 2019.


RICS Accredited Mediator

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Real estate > Property litigation

(Next Generation Partners)

Philip KnightWomble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP‘s client portfolio includes many well-known high street brands, most notably retailers, who regularly call upon commercial litigator and accredited mediator Philip Knight and his team to assist with lease terminations, dilapidations and other landlord and tenant issues alongside CVA-related disputes.