Philip Langford


Philip specialises in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and banking. Over the years he has acted for and advised many listed public companies as well as private companies and businesses. His expertise includes dealing with new listings, take-overs, demergers, rights issues and other secondary fund raisings for listed companies, and also providing a full service advice for private companies and businesses. He acts for several UK banks in relation to mainstream lending, but particularly in relation to structured finance.


Philip read law at Bristol University.


Philip joined Lawrence Graham as a trainee in 1967 and qualified as a solicitor in 1969. Having spent five years at Clifford-Turner he created Edward Lewis & Co as a new firm in London in 1979. After sixteen years as senior partner of Edward Lewis, during which time the firm had grown to 150 staff including 50 lawyers, he decided to return to mainstream client work and joined Goodman Derrick as a partner in 1996.

Out of the Office

Philip enjoys playing golf, travel, tennis, music and opera.