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Patrick Gibbs QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 6 departments
Ranked in : Police Law: Mainly DefendantCrimeProfessional DisciplineInquests & Public InquiriesFinancial CrimeFinancial Crime: Corporates
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Police Law: Mainly Defendant - All Circuits

Band 3

Patrick Gibbs QC
Patrick Gibbs QC focuses on high-profile police disciplinary cases in which he tends to defend officers. He has also been instructed for forces in matters such as the Manchester Arena Inquiry.
Recent work: Acted as lead counsel to British Transport Police in the Manchester Arena Inquiry.
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Crime - London (Bar)

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Patrick Gibbs QC
Patrick Gibbs QC is one of the most highly regarded advocates across all areas of serious crime work. He has been instructed in some of the most significant cases in recent years, including Operation Elveden and the trial of Constance Briscoe. His recent practice includes protest law matters and police misconduct cases.
Strengths: "Incredibly clever and hard-working, he has the respect of the court and judges." "He is at the top of his game."
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Professional Discipline - London (Bar)

Band 1

Patrick Gibbs QC
Patrick Gibbs QC is an esteemed practitioner with a thriving practice focusing on the defence of barristers, solicitors and police officers. He offers particular expertise in disciplinary matters involving an overlap with criminal law. He is also skilled at representing professionals facing significant exposure in inquests and public inquiries.
Strengths: "One of the best silks at the Bar. He has a wonderful approach to cases and is very dedicated and incredibly bright. On his feet he's the best advocate I've seen in court." "He’s really clever and has absolutely fantastic client skills."
Recent work: Acted for a solicitor accused of conspiracy to falsely state PLC accounts.
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Inquests & Public Inquiries - London (Bar)

Band 2

Patrick Gibbs QC
Patrick Gibbs QC has a strong track record of being instructed in the highest-profile inquests and inquiries, particularly where police conduct is under scrutiny. He is well suited to handling inquests which might result in criminal liability or disciplinary action. He routinely appears on behalf of all participants, including state agents and bereaved families.
Strengths: "He's incredibly experienced in the area and is also wonderful with clients. He gives the very best service they could hope for." "He has come from the criminal Bar and applied those techniques subtly in the inquests context. He has taught me a lot about making brief submissions."
Recent work: Represented the British Transport Police and all its officer witnesses in the Manchester Arena Inquiry.
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Financial Crime - London (Bar)

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Patrick Gibbs QC
Patrick Gibbs QC is a highly intelligent and persuasive barrister who acts on behalf of corporations, as well as individuals, facing potential criminal sanctions. Gibbs has acted for the defence in a number of highly significant recent SFO prosecutions, including international corruption matters and multi-jurisdictional market manipulation cases. He is widely acclaimed by peers, with his advocacy skills receiving particular praise, and is further noted for his ability in substantial bribery and tax fraud cases.
Strengths: "A considered, thoughtful and brilliant advocate. He's also a great writer of clear legal prose." "He is a star and is known for being a lawyer's lawyer." "A sophisticated and intelligent advocate with a lovely turn of phrase."
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Financial Crime: Corporates - London (Bar)

Band 1

Patrick Gibbs QC
Patrick Gibbs QC is a highly intelligent and persuasive barrister who acts on behalf of corporations, as well as individuals, facing potential criminal sanctions. Gibbs has acted for the defence in a number of highly significant recent SFO prosecutions, including international corruption matters and multi-jurisdictional market manipulation cases. He is widely acclaimed by peers, with his advocacy skills receiving particular praise, and is further noted for his ability in substantial bribery and tax fraud cases.
Strengths: "A considered, thoughtful and brilliant advocate. He's also a great writer of clear legal prose." "He is a star and is known for being a lawyer's lawyer." "A sophisticated and intelligent advocate with a lovely turn of phrase."
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Advice and advocacy at all stages of criminal and 'quasi-criminal' investigations, regulatory and disciplinary proceedings, deaths in custody, inquests and public inquiries. Recent notable work: overseas corruption; professional fraud; perjury/perverting; market abuse; tax avoidance; murder/manslaughter; LIBOR/EURIBOR; insider dealing; misconduct in public office; police station deaths; money laundering. Recent inquiries: Manchester Arena; Deepcut; Litvinenko; Leveson; 7/7; Tomlinson; Saunders; De Menezes; Climbie. For more information go to www.3rblaw.com.

Career

Oxford 1981; City 1984; Called 1986; QC 2006.

Professional Memberships

CBA; ARDL; FLA.

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