New Zealand Law Society - John Gibson QC, 1936 - 2009

John Gibson QC, 1936 - 2009

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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.

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