Photographic portrait of Philip Goodstone

Philip Goodstone

Partner, UK&I Head of Law, Ernst & Young LLP

Passionate about developing people, building teams. Loves new ideas, different ways of thinking. Committed, besotted husband and dad. Life-long Liverpool fan, golf novice, cockapoo owner.

Philip is the EY UK&I Head of Law, having built the team from the ground-up. He has been a practicing solicitor for almost 30 years, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, funds and partnerships. He has run a number of major client relationships, teams and high-profile transactions. As well as his advisory practice, Philip has been involved with clients as they go on their own transformation journeys, including the development of Legal Managed Services.

Philip earned his Bachelor of Law from the University of Leeds, as well as Law Society Finals from the College of Law, York. 

How Philip is building a better working world

"I am passionate about reimagining the provision of legal services, whilst building diverse teams in an inclusive environment where people are given the experience and developmental opportunities needed to learn, grow and advance. By creating a culture in which every team member can reach their goals, we are able to realise the full potential of the team, enable better decision-making and continue to offer innovative and high-quality services to clients."