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Gibson & Co

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Managing Partner: T. J. Gibson
Number of partners: 9
Assistant solicitors: 5

THE FIRM Gibson & Co was founded in 1715 and is the longest established family-run practice in the country. The firm has a strong private client base with a niche dispute resolution practice headed by former magic circle litigators, husband and wife team Toby and Jane Gibson. The firm prides itself on offering City expertise at affordable rates.

Commercial Litigation: 70%
Private Client: 20%
Property: 10%

The firm punches above its weight and specialises in international dispute resolution work, principally banking and finance litigation. Ways of resolving disputes include hearings before the English courts, international arbitral tribunals, by way of mediation and ADR. The client list includes: ING Bank NV, Credit Suisse, Capital One, and the governments of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sri Lanka. However, the firm is also respected for its long-standing private client practice.