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


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


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.


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


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

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