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Philippa Gilkes


Philippa Gilkes is an Associate in the Corporate and Commercial practice in the Cayman Islands office of Conyers. Philippa’s practice involves advising clients on a wide spectrum of commercial and regulatory matters.

Prior to joining Conyers in 2019, Philippa worked in the corporate department of a leading Australian law firm where she specialised in corporate governance and compliance, trust and taxation law.  Philippa has advised a broad range of clients, from institutional and publicly listed companies in the property industry to charitable entities in the not-for-profit space.  Philippa also has particular technical expertise advising on the regulation of foreign investment and takeovers in Australia.

Professional Background

  • Associate, Gadens Lawyers, Melbourne, Australia
  • Judge’s Associate, County Court of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
  • Trainee Attorney, Minter Ellison, Darwin and Adelaide, Australia


  • Australian National University, Grad. Dip. of Legal Practice, 2012
  • University of Adelaide, LLB and B.Media, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • Registered as a Legal Practitioner of the High Court of Australia, 2014
  • Admitted as a Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, Australia, 2012

Conyers Coverage – Cayman Islands – Issue 2

Corporate Digest: Notable Deals and Transactions – Autumn 2019

Area(s) of Expertise

Upcoming Firm Events

14 Oct 2020
Airline Economics New York Virtual Conference

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