Isle of Man • London

Phil Games - Chief Executive Officer

Phil Games
Office: +44 1624 690 303
Mobile: +44 7624 497 970
Skype: +44 20 8144 6967
  • Phil Games has "excellent client-management abilities" 2016 Legal 500
  • Simcocks is a ‘pleasure to deal with’; Phil Games is noted for his ‘easygoing manner’ and his ability to ‘sharply and quickly focus in on the real issues’, and Amy Coole is ‘extremely reliable and technically sound’. Clients include individuals, families, estates and trusts. - 2010 Legal 500
  • Simcocks’ excellent chief executive Phil Games gives good technical advice. - 2009 Legal 500
  • Phil Games ‘has delivered work to a high standard and at short notice’. He is recommended for ‘high-quality advice and delivery’. - 2008 Legal 500
  • Simcocks non-contentious trust guru Phil Games leads a growing private client team which is very pragmatic and seeks to resolve what might be perceived as problems in a quick and efficient manner. - 2007 Legal 500
  • Phil Games is described as, "fantastic for non-contentious trust work as well as having particular expertise in pensions". Clients applaud his, "sound advice, expertise and personal touch." - 2006 Chambers and Partners
  • Phil Games “gets big ticks in all departments; he is amiable with his clients and certainly knows his business.” He is especially recommended for his trusts and tax knowledge. - 2012 Chambers Europe
  • Phil Games is ‘sensible, straightforward and commercial’. He assists wealthy local and international families in restructuring their personal and commercial interests, providing ‘solution-focused’ advice. - 2012 Legal 500
  • Peers point to the quality of Phil Games' private client work. - 2013 Chambers Global
  • The ‘highly professional and efficient' team at Simcocks is led by the ‘approachable' and ‘intelligent' Phil Games. - 2014 Legal 500
  • Lawyers at Simcocks are ‘professional, approachable and solution-oriented’. Among them the highly regarded Phil Games, who leads the team. - 2015 Legal 500

Background

Phil is one of the most prominent private client lawyers on the Isle of Man and has many long term client relationships. He acts as a trustee and director on certain client structures and assists clients not only with legal issues but also with the strategic development of their businesses often requiring him to travel to the Far East and throughout Europe.

Phil specialises in working with other professionals to create bespoke off-shore and multi-jurisdictional structures such as trusts, foundations and companies. He has considerable expertise in advising wealthy international families who want to restructure their personal and commercial interests as well as advising on estate planning, complex trust, probate and international pension matters.

Phil serves on the board of a number of financial services and commercial bodies. As the chief executive of Simcocks he is responsible for the vision, mission, strategy and review of the company and his direct commercial experience brings a realistic and pragmatic element to his advice to clients.

He has been named as a leader in his field by the independent directory, Chambers UK and is recommended for his expertise by the Legal 500. 

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Admissions

  • Admitted Isle of Man 1986

Memberships

  • Isle of Man Law Society