John Gibson QC, 1936 - 2009
A former convener of the New Zealand Law Society’s Criminal Law Committee and a member of the former New Zealand Law Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal, John Gibson QC, died in Wellington on 19 July 2009.
A Victoria University of Wellington graduate, John Gibson became a partner in the Wellington firm of Stacey, Smith and Gibson, leaving to practise as a barrister sole for 30 years, and becoming a Queen’s Counsel in 1986. While retaining his early interest in criminal law, he also became a specialist in matrimonial law.
This obituary was first published in LawTalk 736, 31 August 2009, page 4.
Last updated on the 11th May 2012