Welcome to Gibson & Co. Solicitors Ltd
We’re a leading firm of solicitors based in the North East of England.
Founded in 1715, we hold the distinction of being the longest established family-run solicitors firm in the country. 2015 is our 300th anniversary. If you would like to know more about our firm's dramatic beginnings and its history, please click here
We have offices in Newcastle upon Tyne, Hexham and Bellingham and are proud of our traditional private client base.
Gibson & Co. is one of both The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners recommended leading firms, described as a "standout firm."
Our large and experienced team provides a wide range of services to our private clients from our three offices. The team advises for example on conveyancing, trusts, wills and probate matters. The Hexham office has a speciality in agricultural matters such as farm sales and purchases and farm business matters.
Derwent Gibson and Harry Chrisp in Hexham have "good knowledge of dealing with farming families and handling sensitive situations thoroughly" according to Legal 500.
Partners Toby Gibson and Jane Gibson head a niche commercial dispute resolution practice.
Most of this side of our business is London or overseas-based. We receive a substantial amount of referral work from magic circle firms of solicitors and regularly find ourselves facing major London law firms in our disputes.
Toby Gibson and Jane Gibson are ranked as leading solicitors by both Chambers and Legal 500.
Chambers commented that the team is "Recognised for its expertise in banking and finance disputes".
Gibson & Co.'s "Niche commercial disputes practice has earned an exceptional reputation for its financial services litigation expertise. It attracts work from high-profile regional, national and international clients" according to Legal 500.
In both 2013 and 2014, Gibson & Co. was awarded Band 1 ranking for Banking Litigation by Chambers.
Our new corporate and commercial practice, led by Peter Clark, provides quality, practical advice to entrepreneurs and investors. Our experienced team of corporate lawyers offers expert assistance with a broad range of business structures.