Phil commenced employment as a Clerk at Newberry Mead in 1969 and was admitted to the bar in Auckland in 1971. Phil has held a practising certificate for over 40 years and had been a Partner at Inder Lynch since 1975. On Februry 28, 2014 Phil retired as a Partner and is continuing as a Consultant to the firm.
Phil specialises in commercial and business law, which, together with estate planning and property work, comprise his very busy practice.
Phil and his wife live in Northcote on the North Shore. They have three children. Phil enjoys sailing, skiing and fishing and is Honorary Solicitor to Counties Netball and Papakura Women's Bowling Club.
Honorary Solicitor to:
- Counties Netball;
- Papakura Womens Bowling Club; and
- Papakura Senior Citizens Club.
- Member of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and Watchman Island Yacht Club.