is a retired senior police officer of 22 years
service. He joined the police in 1990 after
obtaining a 2.1 BSc Hons Degree in Psychology. He
was promoted through the ranks to Chief Inspector
in 2003. He served as a Commander with full
experience of managing case files and
understanding the legal system.
Phil has personal experience as a
'Litigant in Person' in Family Court having
represented himself through to 'Final Hearing'.
Phil was medically
retired from the Police Service in 2013 following
spinal surgery and transfered all his criminal
law experience, training and skills to Family
Court as a 'Lay Person' McKenzie Friend. He
supports clients across the entire Southern
Region and also offers a Divorce Mentoring
In 2012 he was awarded
the 'Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal'
Although Phil takes on
very few cases himself, he is delighted to offer
you a free 30 minute consultation
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