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Chambers of Charles Gibson QC

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

William Hibbert

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

Position

Specialist in all commercial aspects of finance and financial services, banking, consumer credit and consumer protection law (including unfair contract terms, unfair commercial practices pricing, advertising, distance and doorstep selling, pyramid selling schemes, estate agency, package holidays and timeshare). Also food law, food labelling, cosmetics and medicines. Cases include: DG Office of Fair Trading v First National Bank Plc [2002] 1 AC 481 (House of Lords); Wilson v First County Trust Ltd (No 2) [2002] QB 74 (Court of Appeal), Wilson & Ors v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry [2004] 1 AC 816 (House of Lords); Uren v First National Home Finance Ltd (Times 17th November 2005) (Ch D); Office of Fair Trading v Lloyds TSB Bank Plc [2005] 1 AER 843 (QBD Comm), [2006] 2 AER 821 (Court of Appeal), [2007] UKHL (House of Lords); Goshawk Dedicated (No 2) Ltd v Governor and Company of the Bank of Scotland (Ch D) [2006] 2 AER 610; Conister Trust Ltd v John Hardman & Co [2009] CCLR 4 (Court of Appeal); Adatia v Air Canada [1992] PIQR 238 (Court of Appeal): DPP v Computer Cab Co Ltd [1996] RTR 130 (Divisional Court); Dudley Metropolitan Borough v Colorvision Plc [1996] GCCR 2135; [1997] CCLR 19 (Divisional Court); Popely v Scott (2001) 165 JP 742 (Administrative Court).

Career

Called 1979.

Member

London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association; Food Law Group; Consumer Credit Forum.

Education

Charterhouse, Worcester College, Oxford.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Juniors

William Hibbert - Henderson ChambersHas vast experience of consumer credit disputes.

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

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.

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Consumer

Within: Leading Juniors

William Hibbert - Henderson ChambersA key barrister in this field.

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Financial services regulation

Within: Leading Juniors

William Hibbert - Henderson ChambersHas an incomparable eye for detail and is a tenacious advocate.

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