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Gibson & Co Solicitors Ltd

Work 0191 273 3817
Fax 0191 273 3818
743060 NEWCASTLE 45
Hexham, Newcastle upon Tyne

North: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Newcastle
Commercial litigation: Newcastle - ranked: tier 2

Gibson & Co Solicitors Ltd

Gibson & Co Solicitors Ltd stands out for its expertise in banking and finance litigation as well as arbitration, which is reflected in a strong financial sector client base including ING Bank, Union Bancaire Privée UBP and Credit Suisse. Jane Gibson, who jointly heads the team with Toby Gibson, defended Credit Suisse against a claim over introduction fees, and is acting for the same client in the recovery of monies from a former employee. She also represented Superdrug in a number of contractual disputes with suppliers, while Gibson acted for Union Bancaire Privée UBP in a claim brought by a customer for the reimbursement of fees, which involved a number of fraud allegations. In other work, Michael Reed acted for Scott Tynan, a retired professional goalkeeper and now designer, in an IP dispute pertaining to the design of new goalkeeping gloves. Other areas of expertise include handling insolvency-related disputes and contentious matters involving mineral rights and succession planning issues.

Leading individuals

Jane Gibson - Gibson & Co Solicitors Ltd

Toby Gibson - Gibson & Co Solicitors Ltd

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North: Private client

Agriculture and estates
Agriculture and estates - ranked: tier 3

Gibson & Co

Gibson & Co assists landed families and estates, high-net-worth individuals and family businesses with the acquisition and sale of farms and estates - an area of particular expertise for Harry Chrisp - in addition to handling a range of succession planning matters. In recent work, Chrisp advised a client on the sale of a historic landed estate. David Bawn has notable expertise in capital tax planning and the administration of high-value estates but also deals with agricultural property issues, while team head and senior partner Tony Gibson is best known for his experience in trusts and probate work. Derwent Gibson  and Michael Macgregor are also key members of the practice.

Leading individuals

Tony Gibson - Gibson & Co

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Personal tax, trusts and probate
Personal tax, trusts and probate - ranked: tier 3

Gibson & Co Solicitors Ltd

Gibson & Co Solicitors Ltd has carved out a strong practice acting in the rural private client sphere, providing agricultural estate clients and high-net-worth individuals with wills and probate assistance alongside trust and succession planning advice. The ‘friendly and professional’ team includes the ‘very responsive and committed’ David Bawn, who is singled out for his ‘superb knowledge’ in capital tax planning matters and the administration of high-value estates; the ‘very efficient’ Harry Chrisp, who handles the administration of estates but also prepares wills; and senior partner Toby Gibson, who is noted for his focus on trusts and probate work. Together with Bawn, Gibson acted as trustee for the M R Finn Will Trust which included assistance with various tax and property issues.

Leading individuals

Harry Chrisp - Gibson & Co Solicitors Ltd

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