Over the last 40 years I built up PCB Litigation to have a leading reputation and tier 1 ranking in Civil Fraud in both the Legal 500 and Chambers. I am listed as a leading individual by the Legal 500 and in tier 1 in Chambers.
Over the past 25 years . I have acted for state enterprises, prominent financial institutions and other organisations in numerous jurisdictions. I was named 2018 Asset Recovery Lawyer of the Year by Who's Who. In the last two years, Legal 500 has singled me out as being a leading individual in civil fraud and as being 'aggressive for clients' claims', 'unparalleled', 'doyen' and a 'great strategist and fighter'.
I have been described as 'always seeking to push the boundaries of what you can achieve to maximise a client's position - he thinks outside the box' and as 'a wise and excellent strategist' who 'has a breadth and depth of experience, extensive knowledge of the market, and a willingness to take things on'. Chambers have described me as a "brilliant thinker" according to market sources, who also commend me as having "very good instincts" and being "result orientated" and as a “visionary in terms of his command of tactics” as well as being a highly intelligent individual who has always stepped up in tricky matters. In the most recent edition of Who's Who Litigation I am held out as combining "dynamic thinking with two decades of experience at the forefront of international thinking". Chambers 2018 Europe ranked me as one of the Elite Litigation Lawyers. I have been listed by the London Times as one of the 100 key influential legal professionals in the United Kingdom.
Earlier this month, Chambers selected Steven as a member of their Spotlight Table saying:-
Steven Philippsohn is a world-class asset recovery practitioner and a "very accomplished individual" repeatedly highlighted by interviewees for his expertise. Sources report that he is "hugely knowledgeable and really stands out in this space."