Philip brings the benefit of 40 years of experience to his clients and their legal needs.
Philip completed his law degree at Auckland University in 1974. He comes from a family of lawyers — his grandfather, father and brother were all lawyers. Philip joined Lovegroves in 2015.
Philip has a longstanding interest in family law, specifically relationship property, parenting and contact, guardianship, estate claims, domestic violence and elder law. He has acted in numerous court cases over the years.
Philip also has expertise in conveyancing, wills, trusts, estates and powers of attorney. Philip enjoys time with his family, fishing, gardening, walking, and is an avid supporter of New Zealand — especially in rugby and cricket.