Philip holds a First Class Honours Bachelor of Civil Law Degree from University College Cork. He also holds a Diploma in Applied Finance Law from the Law Society of Ireland. Philip also studied for a period in the prestigious University of LUISS in Rome where he was awarded an Intensive Programme Diploma in Commercial Contracts.
A native of Galway, Philip trained as a Solicitor in a prominent Dublin-based commercial law firm, where he also worked as a Solicitor after qualifying. There he practiced in the areas of commercial and corporate law, and acted in a number of high profile transactions.
Philip has also worked in the Legal and Investment Services Division of Enterprise Ireland. There he was responsible for providing legal advice across a number of areas, as well as providing regular legal training seminars to staff.
Philip joined MacSweeney & Company in 2008 and was appointed a Partner in 2011.
He currently specialises in corporate/ commercial, banking and commercial litigation matters.