career

I qualified as a Solicitor in 1992 and formed my own Criminal Defence Practice in 2000, merging three years later with two other Criminal Defence Practices. I cross qualified as a Barrister in 2011 and after a few years in a Leeds Barristers’ Chambers joined Morrish in 2015.

memberships

  • The Law Society
  • Middle Temple
  • Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme

client feedback

“I would like to express my appreciation at how you have handled my case. In particular I have valued your support and friendly approach, and your patience at listening to my concerns. You have given me the impression that you knew exactly what needed to be done, and have been very efficient in your response at each stage. I am very grateful for your care and your time.” Mr W

greatest professional/
personal achievement

It is always difficult in Criminal Defence work to highlight any one achievement. However, I still get a real sense of satisfaction when a jury foreman or Magistrate announces an acquittal of a deserving client.

I once switched on the Pudsey Christmas Lights with Neville Longbottom of Harry Potter fame, although I was dressed as Pudsey Bear at the time. A brief appearance on the TV show Total Wipeout is also up there. But having a house full of teenagers whilst keeping (most of) my hair is perhaps my biggest.

Phil Morris

I qualified as a Solicitor in 1992 and formed my own Criminal Defence Practice in 2000, merging three years later with two other Criminal Defence Practices. I cross qualified as a Barrister in 2011 and after a few years in a Leeds Barristers’ Chambers joined Morrish in 2015. “I would like to express my appreciation at how you have handled … Read More