"Philip provides wise and commercial advice with a strong understanding of both our sector and business culture." (Chambers and Partners, 2024)

Philip Cameron is a Partner at GQ|Littler and has a wealth of experience across all areas of employment law, with a focus on complex and high value litigation in the employment tribunal, High Court and appellate courts. He has regularly advised on restraint of trade issues including restrictive covenants, breach of confidentiality and team moves. Philip has also handled trade union disputes including recognition issues and injunctions to prevent industrial action. High value discrimination and whistleblowing claims have formed the core of his tribunal practice.  

He has a wide and varied experience in non-contentious issues where his in-house HR experience is invaluable. Such issues include managing redundancies, TUPE, disciplinary and grievance issues, managing sickness, drafting employment contracts, bonus communications, and policies and procedures.

Philip has been recognised as a key lawyer in the Legal 500 (2020 - 22) and clients in the 2024 guide regard him as "an absolutely victorious litigator with the great GQ|Littler team supporting him." 

He continues to be ranked a leading practitioner for his industrial relations expertise by Chambers and Partners (2021 - 24), the guide notes: 'Philip Cameron has broad experience in employment law and is recognised for his work on industrial relations issues. He is particularly well regarded for his authoritative advice on matters relating to trade union recognition.' Clients say "Philip is a very approachable and experienced practitioner" who "totally understands where clients are at and how to help them move forward productively." 

Philip previously worked for leading global firm CMS Cameron McKenna. He undertook two secondments whilst there, at Royal Mail and at Goldman Sachs. He has also spent three years acting for a former client as in-house employment counsel and head of HR. 

Philip is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

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