Phillipa (Pippa) Winstanley


Pippa Winstanley is an associate in the Firm’s London office. She specialises in competition damages litigation before the English High Court, Competition Appeal Tribunal and the Court of Appeal.

Ms. Winstanley is currently acting on behalf of clients seeking compensation from participants in several long-running multinational cartels within financial and raw material sectors. She also works on general commercial litigation, mainly relating to disputes concerning UK property portfolios.  In March 2020, she assisted in a High Court hearing in relation to a dispute concerning an international solar power company.

Prior to joining Scott+Scott, Ms. Winstanley trained at Marriott Harrison LLP and qualified in commercial litigation at Clyde & Co LLP, where she represented major energy and aviation clients in relation to various debt recovery and breach of contract claims. She has experience representing both corporations and individual shareholders.

Before training as a lawyer, Ms. Winstanley trained and studied to be a musician. She is an accomplished conductor, organist, pianist and violinist, winning various awards and scholarships.  In her spare time, she continues to enjoy playing music, but is also now a keen runner, cyclist and budding chef.


  • Acting for Kodak in claims brought against large banks and commodities traders in relation to the manipulation of the aluminium market
  • Acting for the child Claimant in a representative action against TikTok and other companies in the ByteDance group arising from breaches of English and European data protection law
  • Representing a property company in relation to a contractual dispute in the Commercial Court
  • Representing a solar energy company in relation to a contractual claim brought against it by a former CEO in the Queens Bench Division of the High Court