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IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett)

CAPITAL COURT, 30 WINDSOR STREET, UXBRIDGE, UB8 1AB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 877 7025
Fax:
Fax 0845 638 1351
DX:
45105 UXBRIDGE
Email:
Web:
www.ibblaw.co.uk
Chesham, Uxbridge

Joanne Gibbons

Tel:
Work 01895 207866
Email:
IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett)

Work Department

Crime.

Position

Partner in the general crime team. Joanne is a specialist in criminal law, with expertise in court advocacy. Joanne has particular expertise in representing clients in the youth court and is also recognised as having an expertise in the area of law relating to anti-social behaviour orders. Joanne is a defence representative for the borough Criminal Justice Review Committee, and has been appointed to the Crime Reference Provider Committee. In addition, she is responsible for compliance with ISO 9001 and the franchising requirements of the Legal Services Commission. Joanne now lectures on the latest updates on youth law, via webinars which are broadcast nationally.

Career

Qualified 1996; junior partner and head of the criminal department; criminal franchise supervisor 1996-2001; IBB Solicitors 2001 to date; partner 2007.

Languages

French, German, Spanish.

Member

London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association; The Criminal Law Solicitors’ Association.

Education

Vyners School; Greenwich University (1993 LLB (Hons) 2(1)); University of Westminster (1994 postgraduate diploma in Legal Practice, Distinction).

Leisure

Travelling, netball.


London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general

Within: Crime: general

IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett) provides advice in relation to murder, violent crime, fraud, motoring offences, financial crime, large-scale drug importation, historic sexual abuse, firearms offences and immigration. Joanne Gibbons heads the team and is supported by Eddie Tang who is ‘an exceptional lawyer with first-class advocacy skills’. Recent highlights include acting for a carer accused of attempted murder and for a Chinese refugee accused of illegally importing a large amount of tobacco.

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South East: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general

Within: Crime: general

From its Uxbridge base, the team at IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett) team, which includes solicitor-advocates, handles a caseload that includes allegations pertaining to murder, sexual offences, serious violence, kidnapping and firearms. Team head Joanne Gibbons  is acting for a carer who is accused of attempted murder and is also representing a defendant in a large-scale drugs importation case. In other work, the team which includes noted practitioners Eddie Tang and Caroline Dunne, is handling cases concerning allegations of historic sexual offences, manslaughter and robbery.

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