Philip Dumas is an Associate in Hassans’ Litigation Department.
His practice is made up of both advisory and advocacy work in a variety of the Firm’s litigation practice areas, including general commercial litigation, insolvency, landlord and tenant and criminal litigation. He also assists Partners in high-value and complex commercial cases.
Philip regularly appears in the magistrates’ court where he has conducted trials as sole counsel. As well as acting as junior counsel in the Supreme Court , he has experience appearing alone before the Supreme Court, including in possession proceedings and at the preliminary stages of criminal proceedings.
He has represented clients before various other tribunals including the Employment Tribunal, the Housing Tribunal, the Parole Board, the Mental Health Review Tribunal and the Business Licensing Authority.
Philip graduated with a BA (Hons) in Law from the University of Nottingham in 2013. He completed the BPTC at City Law School in London and was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2014 as a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. He was later called to the Gibraltar Bar and joined Hassans in 2015.
Prior to qualifying as a lawyer, Philip played guitar in a band with his two brothers and spent some time recording original material and touring the UK, supporting some well-known acts.