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Chambers of Charles Gibson QC
Henderson Chambers

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Julia SmithHenderson ChambersCommercial and practical, and very user friendly.

Henderson Chambers has ‘a very good range of counsel, from QCs to impressive juniors, to very competent junior juniors‘, according to one instructing solicitor. The set has an excellent reputation for consumer credit issues, where its members are among the most experienced in the market. The set’s members, including Richard Mawrey QC, William Hibbert and Julia Smith, have been involved in several key recent consumer banking cases, including DGOFT v First National Bank, OFT v Lloyds TSB Bank, and Wadham Stringer v Meaney.

London Bar > Financial services regulation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Julia SmithHenderson ChambersHas an in-depth understanding of financial regulation.

Henderson Chambers is ‘a good set for work of this nature‘ and ‘always able to provide counsel at the right level of experience for claims of all sizes‘. Members regularly act for and against regulators including the Financial Conduct Authority, with recent cases including FCA v Gopee (in which Julia Smith represented the regulatory body) , and are also highly experienced on the non-contentious side.

London Bar > Consumer

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Julia SmithHenderson ChambersA top consumer credit barrister.