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 and will be celebrating our 300th year next year.

 

We have offices in Newcastle upon Tyne, Hexham and Bellingham and are proud of our traditional private client base.

 

Gibson & Co. is one of The Legal 500’s recommended leading firms, described as a "standout firm."

 

Private Client

 

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.

 

Dispute Resolution

 

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.

 

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 2013, Gibson & Co. was awarded Band 1 ranking for Banking Litigation by Chambers.

 

Corporate

 

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.