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Philip Rule

Philip Rule

(not generally admitted in the Turks & Caicos Islands, but has appeared on special admission)

For details of availability in respect of work for the firm. contact Tim Prudhoe on tim@spcaribbean.com

Philip practices as a barrister and maintains a tenancy at one of the leading and largest sets of chambers in England and Wales, and undertakes work in the Caribbean region in various jurisdictions both in court and in an advisory and drafting capacity. He has previously worked on-island, first doing so in 2017. He has 20 years’ experience as a specialist advocate and advisor.

He is an accomplished court advocate with recognised skill in both appellate work and trial work. His expert appellate work encompasses public law, civil appeal, and criminal appeal work. He is often sought out for cases that involve intersection or regulatory crossover between different and diverse areas of law, and those that involve complex or developing areas of law.

He has an enviable track record of success for his clients, often in difficult and legally-complex cases. He has undertaken appeals to the Courts of Appeal in the Caribbean region, as well as petitions to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London originating from various jurisdictions, and to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

Philip is known for his particular expertise also in civil liberties, Bill of Rights and human rights law. He is an established specialist in matters raising issues under domestic and international human rights protections, or raising questions of constitutional significance.

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