- Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution

Greg Cox | Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution | Simpson Millar LLP
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Based in: Kingston-upon-Thames

Expertise:

Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Professional Negligence Claims and Serious Personal Injury Claims

Career:

Greg is a partner specialising in dispute resolution and litigation and heads up the dispute resolution team. He is based in Manchester but spends a significant proportion of his time in London.

Greg’s practice has a particular emphasis on legal costs issues, professional negligence and construction. He is an experienced solicitor-advocate, appearing in the higher courts including Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. He is also a keen proponent of mediation as a mechanism of dispute resolution and has been an accredited mediator since 2007. He sits as an Assessor in the High Court for appeals on costs issues and is a member of the Bar Council Remuneration Committee.

Greg appeared in two of the most important civil cases of 2014/15, in the Supreme Court, Coventry v Lawrence UKSC 2012/0076 (Compatibility of Access to Justice Costs regime with Article 6 and/or A1P1 rights and in the Court of Appeal in Denton v TH White (Test case on relief from sanctions) [2014] EWCA Civ 906. He is regularly instructed in appeals on points of principle or in test cases. Greg is a contributing author of the Law Society Litigation Funding Handbook and speaks and lectures regularly and has been instructed to appear in the High Court as an Expert Witness.

Memberships:

Hon Treasurer Manchester Law Society, Higher Courts (Civil Proceedings) Rights of Audience and High Court Costs Assessor.

Interests:

3 children take up most of his spare time, otherwise music (guitar, fretted instruments generally) and sports

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