Neil Fitzgibbon > Chambers of Andrew Trollope QC and Richard Christie QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Andrew Trollope QC and Richard Christie QC
187 Fleet Street Chambers
5 Chancery Lane


Neil is a successful criminal defence barrister called to the Bar in 1989 and undertakes a wide range of criminal trials and Court Martial cases around the country and abroad. Over the last 20 years he has successfully defended in a number of notable trials receiving considerable acclaim for his thorough approach and skilful but determined cross examination. He has developed a specialty for defending in health and safety cases and regulatory work at Coroner’s Inquests and Inquiries. Neil represents airline personnel including pilots and crew involved in both criminal and civil aviation breaches. He is a member of the Criminal Bar Association, Fraud Lawyers Association and the International Criminal Bar and he can be approached directly through the Direct Public Access scheme. His areas of practice include, offences of fraud, murder, sexual offences (including offences involving the internet) and other offences of violence. In addition to general criminal cases he also represents people charged with serious motoring offences. Neil has appeared in a variety of high-profile criminal trials some of which are mentioned below, and regulatory cases brought by the Health and Safety Executive most notably the case of R V Corbould who was prosecuted for alleged breaches whilst the filming of ‘Batman, Dark Knight’, he was subsequently acquitted.


Called 1989.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Neil FitzGibbon187 Fleet Street ChambersHe combines intellect with an ability to articulate argument in an attractive persuasive manner.

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Neil FitzGibbon187 Fleet Street ChambersA fearless tactician, he will take necessary points even if doing so will be unpopular with the court. He combines intellect with industry.