Image of David Phillips

David Phillips

Partner, London



Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


Specialist in structured capital markets securities and derivatives transactions (both in securitised and OTC format), with an emphasis on sophisticated financial products including structured note programmes, repackaged notes, fund transactions, life finance products and custody structures. He has extensive experience of structured finance across a wide range of asset classes, with particular recent focus on retail structured products and repackaging platforms over a variety of asset classes including credit and equity.

Professional experience

2011 to date Partner, Linklaters London
2007 - 2011 Managing Associate, Linklaters London
2003 - 2007 Associate, Linklaters London
2003 - Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales
2001 - 2003 Trainee Solicitor, Linklaters London, Hong Kong and Warsaw


1996 - 1997 Legal Practice Course, The Nottingham Law School
1996 - 1999 Jurisprudence (MA), University of Oxford (
St. Edmund Hall)