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

Work Department

Public and Administrative Law. Judicial review (regulatory, immigration, financial). Commercial. Public Procurement. Banking and Finance. Consumer credit. Consumer.

Position

Barrister.

Career

Qualified as a solicitor in 2005. Worked as a Court of Appeal lawyer (GLS Qualified) for two years supervising all administrative and public law appeals.
Called 2007 (Middle Temple). Public Access qualified.
Appointed Junior Counsel to the Crown (C Panel in 2013 and B Panel in 2018).
Broad public law practice (recently acted in Court of Appeal in a judicial review challenge to a decision of HSE; recently led in the Supreme Court in a judicial review challenge to a decision of the Food Standards Agency).
Commercial practice with particular experience in contractual disputes.
Instructed by the Competition and Markets Authority in matters concerning unfair terms (application of the Consumer Rights Act 2015).
Public Procurement practice (involving challenges to local authorities, NHS trusts and Ministry of Defence).
Product liability claims (including recent challenges to decisions of the OPSS).
Led in group actions (large tort claim and product liability claims).
Various secondments: Serious Organised Crime Agency; Financial Services Authority.
Published widely in academic and practitioner texts (such as LQR, MLJ, and PLC) on public law and consumer credit.

Memberships

ALBA; ARDL (former committee member); COMBAR; JUSTICE.

Education

University of the Witwatersrand (BA philosophy; post graduate degree in philosophy); Exeter College, Oxford University (MA jurisprudence).