Phil Parkinson

Legal Director

Phil has specialised in property litigation for over 15 years having solely practiced in the area since qualifying as a solicitor in 2008. He manages a team of solicitors who undertake work within the leasehold management sector and has extensive experience of dealing with the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber), Upper Tribunal, High Court and Court of Appeal.

In recent times Phil has acted on various high value and reported cases involving complex aspects of leasehold litigation, service charges, forfeiture, Right to Manage, Injunctive Relief and Specific Performance on behalf of landlords and service charge litigation – particularly cases on appeal to the Upper Tribunal and Court of Appeal. In addition to a litigation practice, Phil advises extensively on the landlord and tenant focused elements of the Building Safety Act 2022 and the Court and Tribunal cases that stem from it.

Testimonials & Industry Accolades:

Chambers and Partners has been the leading source of independent legal market intelligence for over 30 years, providing a listing for the top ranked lawyers and law firms in the UK, built upon extensive analysis and research. In addition to the firm’s ranking in Tier 3, Phil’s  profile and position was recently elevated from Band 3 to Band 2, a considerable achievement and a notable level of recognition, again supported by direct client commendation:

"Phil leads the way for the team and is seen as an industry expert… the guru for building safety work"

After 4 years ranked as a Rising Star, the recently published Legal 500 listings saw  Phil elevated to the category of “Next Generation Partner” – a level of accreditation that reflects significant recognition from clients and peers in the market.

“Philip Parkinson is extremely efficient and practical in his approach to disputes. His client management is second-to-none”


Phil continues to publish a wide range of articles across key industry titles and internal channels, including :

Phil has also provided extensive training and briefing sessions across the country, on topics including the new building safety regime, service charge, defective premises and much more. Many of these sessions can be accessed via our Client Resource Hub.