Philip Wood, QC

In March 2009 Philip Wood was appointed by the Queen as QC honoris causa.

Philip joined Allen & Overy LLP as an articled clerk in 1967, was made a partner in 1974 and was head of the firm's Banking Department in the 1990s. With over 40 years' of experience in an international law firm, Philip works full-time as Special Global Counsel at Allen & Overy.

Practice areas


  • Consulting Editorial Board


  • MA, English, Hertford College, University of Oxford, 1970
  • BA, University of Cape Town

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