Felix Gibson


Felix joined Chambers in October 2023 following successful completion of his pupillage. He accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ main practice areas.

During his seat with Morwenna, Felix focused on Insolvency and Commercial work. He drafted witness statements and statements of case, as well as reviewing large volumes of evidence arising from complex litigation.

In his seat with Simon, Felix saw a wide range of work relating to Social Housing and Landlord & Tenant law. This has included defending prosecutions under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and committal proceedings for breach of an injunction.

During his time with Roger Laville, Felix gained experience in Chambers’ Commercial and Insolvency work. Among other things, he attended bankruptcy hearings, a civil fraud trial, and a one-day commercial mediation.

In his seat with Michael Mullin, Felix gained a range of experience on matters of Real Property, Landlord & Tenant, Social Housing and Public Law. Felix saw various possession and injunction hearings as well as Section 204 reviews of local authorities’ exercise of their homelessness duties.

During his first six, Felix produced research for members of chambers on topics as diverse as the scope of the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 and the law of unlawful means conspiracy in Guernsey. He recently co-authored a piece with Vinesh Mistry analysing Davies v Bridgend County Borough Council [2023] EWCA Civ 80 and its effect on Japanese knotweed litigation.

Before commencing pupillage in October 2022, Felix worked as a paralegal at an international law firm where he conducted Pre-Action Protocol correspondence to defend solicitors’ negligence claims. Following this he worked as the Compliance Analyst for a City firm where he oversaw Lexcel and CQS reaccreditation and advised members of the firm on solicitors’ compliance issues.

Felix graduated with a First-Class degree in English Literature from the University of Bristol before completing the MA Law (Merit) conversion degree and the BTC (Very Competent). During study, Felix led his university’s Bar Society, won two national advocacy competitions, and volunteered with Jacari to give free tuition to children whose first language is not English.

Scholarships / Prizes

  • UK Champion and Global Octofinalist, Jessup Competition 2021 — Felix was also ranked as the 10th best oralist in the worldwide Advanced Rounds.
  • Full fee BTC Scholarship (BPP)
  • GDL Scholarship (Gray’s Inn)
  • National winner, BPP Advocate of the Year Competition 2017