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Chambers of Charles Gibson QC

2 HARCOURT BUILDINGS, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9DB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 9020
Fax:
Fax 020 7583 2686
DX:
1039 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.hendersonchambers.co.uk

Geraint Webb QC

Tel:
Work 020 7583 9020
Email:
Henderson Chambers (Chambers of Charles Gibson QC)

Work Department

Commercial dispute resolution, product liability, property damage, environmental, consumer law, insurance and re-insurance, arbitration, local government, public procurement.

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial and common law with an emphasis on multi-party litigation, group actions, mass tort claims, cross-border and jurisdictional litigation, product liability/product safety, pharmaceutical claims, major property damage and contamination claims, sale of goods, insurance/reinsurance, international arbitration, professional indemnity, environmental, pollution and nuisance, and public procurement, public procurement. Pharmaceutical and medical device product liability GLOs/multi-party claims include: PIP breast implant litigation, metal-on-metal hip implant litigation, Acomplia litigation, Avandia litigation, Foetal Anti-consultant litigation (FACs), Factor VIII/blood products litigation. Food and drink contamination and recall claims include Sudan 1, Para Red, Benzene Litigation. Property damage/contamination claims include the 2007 petrol contamination litigation, major explosions, fires, plant and pipeline failures in petrochemical industry, power-generation industry and construction industry. International arbitration, including insurance coverage disputes, ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA, ad hoc etc. Further details: www.hendersonchambers.co.uk.

Career

Called 1995. Silk 2013. Princess Royal Scholar. CEDR accredited mediator. Contributor to Product Liability and Safety Encyclopaedia (Butterworths).

Member

COMBAR, LCCLBA, PIBA.

Education

Christ Church, Oxford University (First Class Hons).


London Bar

Environment

Within: Environment – Leading silks

Geraint Webb QC - Henderson ChambersVery smooth operator, great strategic thinker, with a very measured and courteous style that wins judges over.

Within: Environment

Members of Henderson Chambers specialise in large-scale environmental group actions, including acting on both sides of the Volkswagen emissions litigation. Geraint Webb QC was instructed in Lungowe v Verdanta, a major environmental pollution claim arising from mining activities in Zambia; Charles Gibson QC and Oliver Campbell QC successfully defended BP in oil pipe nuisance, environmental and property damage claims in the Colombian Farmers/OCENSA Pipeline litigation.

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Product liability

Within: Product liability – Leading silks

Geraint Webb QC - Henderson ChambersA good brain, very straightforward.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Geraint Webb QC - Henderson ChambersVery bright, thorough and very forensic in his approach to expert evidence.

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