Greg Whyte leads the Dispute Resolution & Litigation team in Brisbane. He specialises in managing complex litigation and disputes, with an emphasis on corporate disputes, class actions and professional negligence. He represents clients in all Australian Jurisdictions. Greg works regularly with litigation funders and is very experienced in the structuring and conduct of externally funded litigation.
Greg has been involved in the development of a number of significant claims including Australia’s largest ever competition class action, the Queensland Energy Class Action.
Greg Whyte provides ‘fantastic attention to detail’, ‘proactively advances cases’ and is a ‘consummate professional’.
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Australia – Dispute Resolution
- Best Lawyers in Australia – Recognised for Insurance Law (Brisbane, AU) – Since 2021 edition
- Best Lawyers in Australia – Recognised for Legal Malpractice Litigation (Brisbane, AU)- Since 2019 edition
- Best Lawyers in Australia – Recognised for Litigation (Brisbane, AU) – Since 2014 edition
- The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Australia – Recommended for Dispute Resolution – Since 2013 – 2021 edition
- Doyle’s Guide – Recommended Lawyer for Professional Indemnity – Qld, 2018
Recent deals and media coverage
- Energy bill fight: 6000 join $1B Class Action – Cairns Post, 31 July 2020
- ‘Simply not true’: War of words between law firm, providers – Dalby Herald, 23 July 2020
- Piper Alderman announces Class Action targeting electricity prices in QLD – Australian Food News, 21 July 2020
- Power price ‘ripoff’: Chance to join Queensland class action – Gladstone Observer, 20 July 2020
- Energy users eye-off class action against Stanwell and CS Energy – Beef Central, 25 June 2020
- Did state-owned power generators illegally ramp up Qld electricity prices – In Queensland, 18 June 2020
- Dreamworld: Shareholder class action filed in court after ride tragedy – Herald Sun, 18 June 2020
- Class action alleges electricity giants fudged supply numbers for profit – Business New Australia, 18 June 2020
- $1b class action claims power generators ripped off homes, businesses – Financial Review, 17 June 2020
- Australian Institute of Company Directors
- Australian Shareholders’ Association
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