Our founding families laid down solid foundations on which the fine reputation of Pearce Webster Dugdales still stand today.  We are a firm based on strong family values with a deep appreciation of the importance of establishing, building & maintaining strong partnerships with our clients.


Philip Jones


Areas of Practice

Wills, probate & the administration of estates and trusts
Property law


Philip Jones joined Tolhurst Druce & Emmerson as a Consultant in April 2014 and prior to joining the firm, Philip practiced for 40 years under the firm name, Philip Jones & Co, in South Melbourne.
Over this time Philip has assisted clients with a broad range of legal requirements. Philip has practised principally in the area of property law, commercial law, wills and estates and the administration of trusts.
Philip enjoys working with his clients, handling the complexities of their legal needs and has developed many close professional relationships acting for families often across generations.


Conveyancing – commercial and residential
Property syndication
Commercial and business law – including acquisition and disposal of businesses
Retail tenancy matters
Wills, estates and the administration of trusts.