Barrister profile for UK Bar 2021
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Professional Negligence - London (Bar)
Possesses a strong reputation in the professional negligence sphere, with notable strength in cases relating to financial transactions. She typically acts for lawyers or accountants, or other finance professionals, in high-value cases involving advice on investments or tax liabilities.
Strengths: "She is a rising star and is just very straightforward in her advice and advocacy – she makes complex things simple."
Recent work: Acted for PwC in defence of a claim for negligent tax advice in relation to a 'round the world' tax scheme designed to mitigate liability to capital gains tax on the sale of trust assets.
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Pippa has a broad commercial practice evenly spread across commercial disputes; professional liability; costs; and sports work. She is regularly instructed in highly complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes both on her own and as part of a team of barristers.
Pippa’s professional liability work encompasses claims both for and against the full range of professionals. She has particular expertise in claims for and against accountants and/or tax advisers.
Her sports work includes disciplinary matters; anti-doping; corruption; governance and selection disputes. She is regularly instructed for athletes; clubs; and governing bodies.
Pippa’s costs practice involves a roughly equal balance of inter partes and solicitor-client disputes raising issues across the whole spectrum of costs law.
Worcester College Oxford (Ancient & Modern History, Scholar); GDL, City University (Distinction); BVC, BPP (Outstanding); Call 2010, Lincoln’s Inn (Hardwicke, Lord Denning and Levitt scholarships).
Lincoln’s Inn; COMBAR; PNBA; BASL.
Skiing; golf; tennis; watching sport; travel.