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Gibson & Co

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 2North EastUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Dedicated dispute resolution firm offering clients particular expertise in banking and finance cases, as well as insolvency-related commercial litigation. Also has experience in shareholder and partnership disputes. Acts for a notable client list that includes prominent financial institutions and national and international companies, as well as private individuals.

Strengths

Sources highlight the lawyers' "commercial, pragmatic" approach as key attributes.

Work highlights

Represented a group of 53 veterinary surgeons in their claim against Medivet regarding the imposition of costs on them as members of a partnership.

Notable practitioners

Jane Gibson is known in the market for representing corporate clients, including banks, on large commercial disputes. "She's the type of lawyer that the other side wants to instruct afterwards," a source says.

Toby Gibson is a leading figure for commercial disputes in the North East, and represents large corporates and private clients on a range of matters. His approach is described by one impressed client as "steely, resilient and very measured." Another adds: "He's calm and he thinks on his feet."

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Overview

The department specialises in banking litigation with an international aspect, but handles a wide variety of contentious matters.  We act for a number of leading financial institutions (including ING Bank NV and Credit Suisse), governments and blue chip corporates as well as high net worth individuals.

We have conducted a number of high profile trials and appeals in the London courts as well as a growing number of arbitrations in London and overseas.

Contentious probate and manorial rights litigation are also growing areas.

Members

Aston, Claire

Fairfax, Lewis

Gibson, Jane

Gibson, Toby

Padgett, Ashley

Reed, Michael

Litigation

Gibson & Co

firm
Location

77-87 West Road

Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyne & Wear

UK

NE15 6PR

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

North East

Litigation


Jane Gibson
Band 2
Toby Gibson
Band 1