National boutique law firm, SLF Lawyers is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Gleed as its inaugural National Managing Partner.
This appointment reflects the firm’s strategic commitment to investing in its future by engaging Philip who is a very experienced Managing Partner and who has a proven record of accomplishment in successfully developing law firms.
Philip brings significant business acumen and vision to the firm, which will ensure that it continues to deliver and improve in providing exceptional client service experience.
He is a highly experienced lawyer having commenced his career in the area of insurance law, developing into a general commercial litigator and over the past 17 years becoming a corporate lawyer and well known and highly respected law firm leader.
Philip has been a law firm partner, principal or director for over 35 years; whilst he has been a Managing Partner, CEO & Managing Principal, Managing Director or Executive Head for over 25 years. Over his forty years of practice as a lawyer, he has undertaken a broad gamut of commercial and corporate work for his clients. He has high level advice and transactional experience in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, business advisory & strategy, corporate governance & restructuring, insurance & risk management, commercial litigation and employment law.
He most recently headed up the Melbourne office of major international listed law firm, DWF as Executive Head and he was a Principal Lawyer & Head of Corporate in Melbourne. Prior to that role, he had been the Managing Partner and Head of Corporate at WARD Lawyers in Melbourne. He has previously headed up and lead significant expansion and development of firms such as Rigby Cooke, Gleed & Co and Henty Jepson & Kelly over his illustrious career.
To say that we are lucky to have him take over the helm at SLF Lawyers would be understating the opportunities he brings with him for growth, positive development and assisting in the ongoing overall success of our national practice.