Chambers of Charles Gibson QC2 HARCOURT BUILDINGS, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9DB, ENGLAND
- Work 020 7583 9020
- Fax 020 7583 2686
- 1039 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Patrick Green QC
- Work +44 20 7583 9020
Commercial, employment, administrative and public law and ADR.
Specialist in commercial law, employment law, public law/judicial review and ADR. Recent appeal cases of interest include: Hertfordshire CC v LB Hammersmith v Fulham  EWCA Civ 77 (mental health - local authority liability for after-care); Jones v Neath Port Talbot CBC  EWCA Civ 92 (liability of Local Education Authorities); and Shanks v Unilever  EWCA Civ 1283 (employee patent compensation); Autoclenz v Belcher  EWCA Civ 1046 (leading case on employee and worker status, going to the Supreme Court); and Neary v St Albans Girls' School  EWCA Civ 1190 (striking out and relief from sanctions); Masdar v The Commission,  EUECJ C-47/07 ECJ (non-contractual liability of Community institutions). He is co-author (with Adam Heppinstall of Henderson Chambers) of The Manual of Employment Appeals (Jordans: December 2008), which was favourably cited by Mummery LJ in Woodhouse School v Webster  EWCA Civ 91 and which is shortly to go into its 2nd edition. He is often instructed in novel or high-profile cases.
Called 1990; Middle Temple; Bar Scholar the European Commission (DG IV: competition) 1992; Pegasus Scholar to Bermuda and US 1995; CEDR-accredited mediator 1997; Program of Instruction for Lawyers, Harvard University 2001; 'The Lawyer' magazine's `Hot 100' for pro bona work 2001; MCIArb 2005; established and launched FRU Employment Relations Mediation Scheme 2004; visiting fellow at the Dept of Law at the London School of Economics, 2005, shortlisted for FT Innovative Lawyer of the Year 2007; The Times; 'Lawyer of the Week' in September 2009; QC 2011.
ALBA; COMBAR; ELBA.
Haileybury (Exhibitioner); Magdalene College, Cambridge (1989 BA Law).
Administrative and public law; Commercial; Employment