Phil Shannon has been a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand since 1983. Phil holds both Bachelor of Law (LLB) and Master of Law (LLM) degrees. He has been a Commercial and Property Partner at Turner Hopkins since July 2016.
Phil is a highly experienced general commercial and property lawyer with a background of providing top level legal advice to corporate, commercial, central and local government and private clients. He advises clients on a wide range of high profile commercial projects, national infrastructure and land developments, property due diligence, governance and asset protection. Phil has extensive experience in construction law, environmental law, government infrastructure projects and Public Works compensation claims.
"I characterize my legal advice and support as practical, pragmatic and commercially sound. I also enjoy the leadership and managerial aspects of being a partner in a law firm. I like the challenge of mentoring lawyers to ensure they are able to deliver outstanding service to clients. I also enjoy growing the business by meeting people who can be helped by the firm's expertise."