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Chambers of Charles Gibson QC
Henderson Chambers
2 HARCOURT BUILDINGS, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9DB
England

Position

Barrister specialising in employment; landlord and tenant; health and safety; product liability.

Career

Called 2001, Inner Temple; judicial assistant to Lord Phillips MR 2002; research associate British Institute of International and Comparative Law; Pegasus Scholar to the USA 2005. Notable reported cases: R (Lin) v Barnet LBC [2007] EWCA Civ 132; Risegold Ltd v Escala Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 1180; JS Bloor Ltd v Pavillion Developments Ltd [2008] 2 EGLR 85; Coutinho v Rank Nemo DMS Ltd [2009] IRLR 672; Onwuka v Spherion Technology (UK) Ltd and ors [2008] All ER (D) 67 (Feb); Moto v Duffy [2009] All ER (D) 91 (Feb).

Languages

Fluent French; conversational Italian, Spanish, Swahili.

Memberships

ELBA; HRLA; HSLA.

Education

Queen’s College, Oxford (BA Hons).

Leisure

Theatre, travel, rugby.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Product liability

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Noel DilworthHenderson ChambersHe has an understated but highly effective style. Always on top of the details and quickly identifies the key issues and client objectives.

Henderson Chambers enjoys an excellent market reputation as the ‘leading product liability set in the UK‘. Regularly instructed in a variety of prominent and market-defining unitary claims and group actions, chambers offers an ‘array of talent to choose from‘. Charles Gibson QC, Andrew Kinnier QC and Adam Heppinstall are involved in the pandemrix-group action, in which claimants allege the bird flu vaccine caused narcolepsy and cataplexy. Several barristers, including Prashant Popat QC, Oliver Campbell QCGeraint Webb QCElizabeth Tremayne, and Noel Dilworth, among others, are acting in the VW-emission proceedings. Another prominent instruction for the set’s members is the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.