Philip FITZGERALD graduated the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) with an LL.B Hons (Law and French), spending the third year of his studies at the Faculty of Law of Aix-Marseille within the framework of the Erasmus exchange.
Subsequently he took up further study at the Université du Sud Toulon-Var where he obtained a “Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées : Droit immobilier et administration du patrimoine” (Masters Degree in property law) in 2001. Philip FITZGERALD then completed a “Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies : Droit des contentieux public et privé” (research Masters Degree in various areas of law) in 2004.
In parallel to his law studies, Philip FITZGERALD pursued a professional rugby career with the Toulon Rugby Club and spent 11 consecutive seasons in this prestigious club of which he was captain.
Philip FITZGERALD is also a doctor of laws. His thesis is entitled “International normative framework combating the corruption of foreign public officials”.
Philip FITZGERALD obtained the CAPA from the regional Bar school in Marseille, placing first.
Philip FITZGERALD is registered at the Bar of Toulon.