Philip Blyghton


Philip Blyghton

Associate, Litigation

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Philip joined Wallace in 2017 as a Litigation Associate, having trained and qualified with a leading international firm.  His practice focuses on all areas of dispute resolution, specialising in complex commercial litigation. He has acted in disputes involving allegations of breach of contract, breach of trust, misrepresentation and fraud, as well as advising on shareholder disputes and cross-border insolvency issues.

He advises corporate and HNWI clients in sectors including banking and financial services, property development and insurance/reinsurance and his litigation experience includes proceedings in England before the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court, as well as proceedings in off-shore jurisdictions.

Philip advises clients on contentious issues arising out of compliance with UK and EU sanctions regimes and contentious regulatory issues.


Work Highlights

  • Acting for two foreign domiciled individuals in their defence of multimillion pound Commercial Court proceedings brought against them by a well-known international mining and metals group concerning allegations of breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duties

  • Acting for two high net worth individuals in their successful defence of multimillion pound proceedings in the English High Court (Kent v Paterson Brown and another [2018] EWHC 2008 (Ch) (30 July 2018))

  • Acting for a committee of note-holders in structured finance litigation arising from the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers before the Supreme Court (BNY Corporate Trustee Services Ltd & Ors v Eurosail-UK 2007-3BL PLC & Ors [2013] UKSC 28)

  • Advising a Bermudian reinsurance investment vehicle with respect to a proprietary tracing claim before the Bermuda Supreme Court

  • Serving on a team of legal advisors to the Monitor of HSBC Holdings plc and its subsidiaries in connection with the US$1.9 billion resolution of money laundering and sanctions violations



Qualified: 2013