About Philip

Philip joined Machins in August 2021 and is a solicitor in the Employment team.  He studied law at Coventry University before completing the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Birmingham.

Prior to joining Machins, Philip trained with a Bedfordshire firm.

He takes a pragmatic approach in his matters in order to ensure that both employees and employers know what is in their best interests going forward.


Phil in particular was always to the point and pragmatic and had a no nonsense approach
My sincere thanks to you & your team for making what has been a difficult process to date, so easy & more importantly stress free!!

Latest news by Philip Bain

Tribunal warns against culture of hyper-sensitivity in the workplace

By Business Employment

The Employment Tribunal has warned against encouraging a ‘culture of hyper-sensitivity’ in the workplace. The comments came as the tribunal rejected a female employee’s claim of age and sex discrimination after she was overlooked for promotion and her superiors made questionable comments to her. Miss Sithirapathy worked as a legal counsel for pharmaceutical company PSI

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