Philip is an associate in the Arbitration, Real Estate and Construction Disputes team. He specialises in construction and engineering dispute resolution and has experience in High Court litigation, adjudication, international arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution including mediation. Philip Apfel regularly advises employers, contractors and other construction professionals on domestic and international construction projects on a broad range of issues including delay, defects, design liability, payment and termination. Prior to joining the firm, he completed his Bachelor of Laws at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and his postgraduate Legal Practice Course at the University of Law, where he wrote his dissertation in competition law. He has worked for BCLP’s International Arbitration and Construction Law teams in London, and is currently sitting with BCLP’s Antitrust & Competition Law team in Brussels. Philip speaks German, Mandarin Chinese and English.