Philip commenced his articles of clerkship at Miller Bosman Le Roux Attorneys in August 2018, after completing a course in practical legal training at the Cape Town School for Legal Practice. He graduated from Stellenbosch University with a B.A. (Law) degree in 2015, an LL.B degree in 2016 and an LL.M (Public Law) degree in 2017. He completed his formal tertiary education in 2017 by completing a Diploma in Contemporary Challenges to International Human Rights Law at Åbo Akademi University in Turku, Finland.
Philip enjoyed participating in the leadership structures at the University of Stellenbosch, where he served on various committees and held leadership positions such as house committee member and primarius at his respective residences. He was also very involved in the university’s Law Faculty where he worked as a research assistant and a legal writing consultant. He also participated in research activities under the auspices of the Socio-Economic Rights and Administrative Justice Research Project.
Philip is particularly interested in litigation and is working in the firm’s Litigation Department. He aims to improve his litigation skills during his articles by assisting in civil as well as criminal matters.
Dip Contemporary Challenges to International Human Rights Law
Honours & awards:
Golden Key International Honours Association
Certificate for Outstanding Performance: School for Legal Practice
Second place in the LSSA’s National Litigation Competition