Philip Galway-Cooper

Year of Call: 1993

Philip is a property barrister and specialises in all aspects of property law. Philip also undertakes advisory and advocacy in Chancery matters including trusts, wills, probate and partnership disputes. Philip is instructed in a wide range of professional negligence and clinical negligence cases.

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Overview

Philip is a property barrister appearing before all tribunals including the Court of Appeal, High Court, County Courts and Leasehold Valuation Tribunals. He specialises in all aspects of property law including residential and commercial landlord & tenant, leasehold enfranchisement, boundary disputes, party-wall disputes, neighbour disputes and construction.

Philip undertakes advisory and advocacy in Chancery matters including trusts, wills, probate and partnership disputes.

Philip is instructed in a wide range of professional negligence cases and also specialises in the field of clinical negligence representing both patients and doctors.

Additional Information

Direct Public Access

  • Philip accepts Direct Public Access instructions.
  • Philip accepts instructions directly from members of the public and is always ready to discuss the suitability of any particular case for direct access. 

Specialisations

  • Civil (General).
  • Contract & Commercial.
  • Chancery & Company.
  • Landlord & Tenant.
  • Personal Injury.
  • Professional Negligence.

Languages

  • English.
  • Conversational French.
  • Conversational German.

Professional Memberships

  • Chancery Bar Association.
  • Commercial Bar Association.
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association.
  • Action against Medical Accidents.

Chancery & Commercial

Philip undertakes advisory and advocacy in Chancery matters including trusts, wills, probate and partnership disputes.

Personal Injury & Professional Negligence

Philip is instructed in a wide range of professional negligence matters involving barristers, solicitors, surveyors and engineers arising out of property disputes. Philip also specialises in the field of clinical negligence representing both patients and doctors and he regularly assists Action against Medical Accidents.

Planning, Property, Landlord & Tenant

Philip is a property barrister appearing before all tribunals including the Court of Appeal, High Court, County Courts and Leasehold Valuation Tribunals. He specialises in all aspects of property law including residential and commercial landlord & tenant, leasehold enfranchisement, boundary disputes, party-wall disputes, neighbour disputes and construction.

Cases of Note

John Mowlem Contruction PLC -v- Eagle Star and Another [1995] (High Court)

Conspiracy by employer and architect to breach contract with contractor.

Director General of Office of Fair Trading -v- The Mortgage Corporation [1996]

Consent to assault in sexual activities cases.

Tower Boot Ltd -v- Raymondo Jones [1997] 2 All ER 406 (Court of Appeal)

Vicarious liability of employer for acts of racial discrimination committed by employee.

Inspirations East Ltd -v- Dudley Borough Council [1998] 162 JP 800 (Div Court)

Application of Package Travel, Package Holidays & Package Tours Regulations 1992.

Thomson Tour Operations Ltd -v- Birch [1999] 163 JP 465 (Div Court)

Future price indication not misleading contrary to Consumer Protection Act 1987 s20(1).

Uratemp Ventures Ltd -v- Carell [2001] 33 HLR 4 (Court of Appeal)

Licence or Tenancy.

Uratemp Ventures Ltd -v- Collins [2001] 33 HLR 4

Licence or Tenancy.

London Underground Ltd -v- Shah [2001] WL 513104

Percentage reduction of award by reason of misconduct.

Warnborough Ltd -v- Garmite Ltd [2004] 1 P&CR DG8

Whether mortgagee’s options to purchase security a clog on the equity of redemption.

R -v- Fuller [2006] WTLR 863 – Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Property the subject of a Confiscation Order held on constructive trust or secret trust.

i-Remit Inc -v- Far East Express Remittance Ltd [2006] EWHC 2051 Ch

Remittance of funds from the UK to the Philippines.

Grestar Limited -v- T&J Properties Limited and The Redeemed Church of God Amazing Grace Centre [2013]

Fraudulent Misrepresentation, use of Industrial premises for religious purposes, forfeiture.