Greg Pipe

Call: 1995


Greg is a heavy-weight commercial practitioner who is regularly instructed on complex multi-million pound disputes both in England & Wales and internationally.

His practice covers a wide range of commercial disputes often involving company and property issues. He has a particularly wide experience in shareholder disputes and business sale disputes. In addition he has a particular interest in and ability to deal with lengthy and complex technology, software, hardware, telecoms and engineering disputes including those with a heavy scientific focus. He is widely regarded as the pre-eminent commercial barrister in Leeds and is an accomplished trial advocate, with a first rate mind, who provides practical, direct and robust advice and representation.

In addition to his work in the High Court (predominantly Leeds and London), Greg is also instructed on high value arbitrations.

Consistently recommended in both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners as the highest ranking commercial litigator in the North East. Greg is tipped as a future silk and undertakes work both as leader and senior junior, regularly appearing against established QC’s.

What the Directories Say

‘He allies incisive advocacy to marshalling the material and evidence with skill.’ Legal 500 2014

Chambers & Partners 2014 Gregory Pipe wins praise from instructing solicitors for his technical ability. He regularly handles complex technology cases, and has particular experience in commercial disputes involving property and company issues. Expertise: “He is a thorough and extremely well-prepared advocate who leaves no stone unturned.” “He is the guy to go to for a complex and technical contract dispute – frighteningly clever.” Legal 500 Gregory Pipe is ‘a sharp, well-prepared advocate’

Qualifications and Appointments

  • M.A. (Oxon) LL.M (Cantab) Scholarships Sunley Scholarship (Lincoln’s) Hardwicke Scholarship (Lincoln’s) Upjohn Award (Lincoln’s)

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