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Philip M. Taylor

Philip M. Taylor



  • University of Oxford, B.A.

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • England and Wales

Philip has 20 years’ experience as a partner in our Corporate Group. During that time, he has advised on several hundred corporate transactions.

Philip has been listed by both Chambers and The Legal 500 independent client guides as a leading individual in corporate finance.

He advises public listed and private companies, financial institutions and state owned entities on a broad range of corporate and commercial transactions and regulatory matters, including public and private M&A, private equity, joint ventures, fund raising, corporate and securities law issues and large commercial contracts. He has significant experience of advising on complex cross-border transactions.

Philip’s practice spans a number of industry sectors, including the financial services, energy, trade and commodities, hotels and leisure, insurance (including mutual marine insurance), media and entertainment, private equity, and rail industries. He has acted on some of the highest profile transactions in those sectors over the last 20 years.

Employment History

  • 1991 - Richards Butler (combined with Reed Smith in 2007)