Emily Gibson

Associate

M: 0422 934 653
emily.gibson@hbalegal.com


Experience

Emily works across general negligence, recovery and professional negligence matters as well as defending claims against clients within the casualty space. This includes acting for shopping centres, retailers, cleaners and supermarkets.

Emily is experienced in all stages when it comes to litigation, including settlement of pre-litigated represented matters, mediation and settlement and has run Trials including instructing Counsel in the District Court of New South Wales, the County Court of Victoria, and the New South Wales Court of Appeal. Emily is skilled at advocacy and has successfully represented clients independently in interlocutory applications in the New South Wales District Court.

Initially working with the business as a paralegal throughout law school, Emily has been with us since 2016. Thanks to her experience providing support to solicitors for a number of years, Emily had in-depth practical knowledge from day one as a  practising solicitor. 

Emily is our east coast Pro Bono and Social Impact Coordinator and is passionate about facilitating access to justice. Emily was central in implementing HBA’s inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and today she continued to Chair HBA’s RAP Working Group, ensuring we deliver upon our commitments .

Clients appreciate how quickly Emily grasps key aspects of cases and her strong attention to detail.

Emily was admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in October 2019, after completing a Bachelor of Social Science (Politics and International Relations) and Bachelor of Laws (Hons) at the University of Newcastle.

 

Why clients like her

Emily is curious with strong attention to detail and grasps the key aspects of cases at lightning speed.

 

Practice Areas

Casualty