Phyllis Agnew graduated from Queen Mary College, London University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Laws degree. She joined Tughans in 1981, becoming a Partner in 1988. She was appointed Senior Partner in April 2011.
Phyllis heads the firm's Property Department and has extensive knowledge and experience of all aspects of commercial property transactions. She has been involved in many high-profile property transactions, working with and advising developers and institutions involved in major projects. She advised a number of bidders in connection with some of the first projects in Northern Ireland under the Private Finance Initiative and has advised clients from both the public and private sectors in relation to projects under the Public Private Partnership.
'Clients say she is "always very helpful," and peers recognise her as a "very capable individual." ' (Chambers UK 2014)
' “She is a standout talent on account of her meticulous manner and high-level technical skills” '
(Chambers UK 2011).
Phyllis “has excellent experience and wide-ranging knowledge” (UK Legal 500 2010).