How To Find Us


‘As good if not better than you will find in London.’
Chambers and Partners (2006)

‘Seasoned practitioners with a wealth of City experience.’

Legal 500 (2005)

‘Commercially minded and very responsive.’
Legal 500 (2006)

‘Toby Gibson “always puts his advice into a practical context and makes constructive proposals.” His years practising in London and Hong Kong have given him extensive expertise in commercial and financial disputes where his skills as “a great tactician and strategist” have been invaluable to clients.’
Chambers and Partners (2008)

"Patrons flock to [the firm] for its "affordability without compromising quality...
the lawyers are credited with "well-considered and balanced responses".

Toby distinguished for his "strategic foresight" and one interviewee added:
"In particularly difficult circumstances, he keeps a calm head to steer you through the storm".
Chambers and Partners (2009)

"Standout figures of Gibson & Co. Solicitors Ltd’s highly regarded litigation practice include Jane and Toby Gibson"
Legal 500 (2016)


Commercial Conveyancing

Our property-related services to business clients include:

The sale and purchase of business premises (offices, shops, factories, warehouse and so on).

Granting to a tenant (or taking from a landlord) a lease of commercial premises.
Consideration of the exclusion of the Security of Tenure provisions under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 as amended.

Assisting business clients in the very complex procedures involved in renewal, rent reviews, dilapidations and the many obligations normally taken on by the business tenants.

Advice on related topics such as town and country planning, insurance, and taxation.

Helping clients in the building trade to negotiate the many considerations which must be taken before starting a development, such as the closure and diverting of roads and rights of way, drainage rights, the making up of roads and agreements with the local authorities, ten year guarantee certificates to be issued by the N.H.B.C. and a number of other commercial considerations.

The sale and purchase of small private businesses such as restaurants, pubs and shops.

Please contact Tony Gibson in Newcastle or Derwent Gibson or Michael Macgregor in Hexham.