Pippa Manby has a broad commercial practice, encompassing general commercial litigation, professional liability, costs, insurance and sports work.
Pippa is recognised by the directories as a Leading Junior in Professional Liability, Sports Law and Costs where she is described as “a rising star, who achieves good results against more experienced opponents”, “efficient at understanding the brief – she has no weaknesses”, “a creative thinker with a good analytical mind, she is fast, decisive and insightful”, “technically sound with a very commercial approach to legal issues and solutions” and “confident on her feet with a strong grasp of detail.” More detail regarding Pippa’s experience in particular areas can be found by following the links to the various practice areas.
Before coming to the Bar Pippa read Ancient and Modern History at Worcester College, Oxford where she was a scholar. She then took a year out working in the Gambia for the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa. Pippa completed the GDL at City University where she obtained a Distinction and was a finalist in the internal mooting competition judged by Lord Hoffmann. Pippa was graded Outstanding on the BVC winning a Buchanan Prize from Lincoln’s Inn. Lincoln’s Inn has also awarded her Hardwicke, Lord Denning and Levitt Scholarships.