Profile of John F Gibbons

john f gibbons solicitors belfast northern ireland

Graduated from Queens University Belfast with LLB (Honours) in 1989 and was admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland in 1991 and as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1992. He was admitted as a solicitor in the Republic of Ireland in 2007.

John F Gibbons is the principal of the firm. After working in London and South East England for a number of years, John F. returned to Northern Ireland to set up the firm in 1995.

John F handles the firm's criminal and civil litigation including personal injury claims. He recently acted for a plaintiff in a clinical negligence case recovering £3.25 million in damages. His caseload includes commercial, property and banking litigation. He also specializes in commercial property transactions.

John F. Gibbons is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights of accident victims.

Outside the office John F. was appointed a member of the Solicitor's Disciplinary Tribunal in 2008 and has chaired the tribunal in a number of important cases. He was appointed as legal chairman of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development's Independent Appeals Panel in 2010 and legal chair of the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland's Fitness to Practice scrutiny committee, in 2012.