Philip is a partner in the firm's Investment Management practice group and has wide experience in all aspects of law and regulation in the UK financial services industry. He works closely with U.S. and other colleagues to provide international financial services regulatory advice and his practice also focuses on investment funds, particularly hedge funds, real estate funds, private equity funds and listed investment funds. His transactional work also encompasses corporate projects such as joint ventures and establishment of limited liability partnerships, with a particular emphasis on the investment management and real estate sectors. He has advised a number of U.S. clients on the establishment of their business in the UK.
Philip worked for an international law firm from 1993 to 2000. During that period he worked on a broad range of corporate projects with a particular emphasis on work for investment management groups, London-listed investment trusts, offshore funds and private equity funds. Mr. Morgan has been with K&L Gates since April 2000 and was made a partner in April 2002.
Mr. Morgan has given various seminars on financial services and other topics including financial promotion, mortgage regulation, soft commissions and unbundling, UK limited liability partnerships, hedge fund regulation, the Markets in Financial Investments Directive, the UCITS Directive and a variety of FSA Handbook issues.