Mr. Smith is one of the founding members of SKV Attorneys. Philip is an experienced Attorney whom has developed a reputation of providing tireless, diligent and personal attention to all his Clients. A strong Litigator and comprehensive Attorney, Philip regularly deals with divorce matters, commercial litigation and general civil litigation. Philip is able to comprehend the needs of his Client and in doing so takes into consideration the views and possible strategies of his opponents. This keen sense and methodology allows him to anticipate the strategies of his opponents well in advance, thereby ensuring that his Client remains one step ahead during the litigation process. This ability allows Philip to quickly assess his matrimonial matters, especially where business and large estates are involved, thereby providing his Clients with a successful and comprehensive outcome.
Philip pursued his studies at the University of Stellenbosch and obtained his Degree in BCom Law and LLB, subsequent to pursuing his articles at L J De Jager Attorneys. During this period Philip also attended Law School at the University of Pretoria before conducting his board examination, his steadfast determination culminated in his admission as an Attorneys of the High Court. Philip currently resides in Johannesburg with his wife, Lauren Smith and their two boys. Philip is an avid Sharks supporter, enjoys the outdoors and will rarely pass up the opportunity of playing tennis.