Gordon Bebb QC
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Gordon Bebb QC is identified as a leading silk, in professional disciplinary and regulatory law, by both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. With a background in both serious crime and high value civil litigation, Gordon has become a specialist in the areas of clinical negligence, personal injury and regulatory law.
Gordon is regularly instructed in wrongful birth and cerebral palsy cases. Recently in the CICA he obtained a Cerebral Palsy damages award of £8.5M believed to be the largest ever awarded in that jurisdiction.
Gordon is regularly instructed to represent medical practitioners before the General Medical Council, the General Dental Council, the High Court (Judicial Review) in respect of regulatory breaches and in ancillary criminal prosecutions.
Gordon was instructed in the Hatfield train prosecution, the leading case under the old law of corporate manslaughter and he represents companies and individuals in Health & Safety Prosecutions.
Gordon often acts for Claimants with catastrophic spinal and head injuries.
Appointments & Memberships
Areas of Law
- Business Crime
- Clinical Negligence
- Product Liability
- Disciplinary & Regulatory
- Health, Safety & Environment
- Personal Injury
- International Illness, Injury & Travel
- Professional Negligence
“A very experienced barrister. He gives sensible advice and is skilled at empathising with clients.” Clinical Negligence, Chambers & Partners 2018
“Gordon’s client care is brilliant.” Clinical Negligence, Chambers & Partners 2018
“He has an easy manner with clients and formidable cross-examination skills.” Professional Discipline and Regulatory Law, Legal 500 2017
“A very experienced silk, who gives quick and confident advice.” Clinical Negligence, Legal 500 2017
“He is so experienced and has exceptional client skills.” Clinical Negligence, Chambers & Partners 2017
“His calm confidence and easy charm make him a delight to work with.” Professional Discipline and Regulatory Law, Legal 500 2016
“An intellectual powerhouse who is understated, calm and good at thinking of novel solutions.” Clinical Negligence, Legal 500 2016
“He strikes the right balance between fighting his client’s corner while also lending the level of support they need to get through an upsetting experience. He’ll fight the good fight but always has that sensitivity you need in this kind of work.” Professional Discipline, Chambers & Partners 2016
“He’s a very friendly man who is easy to work with and can see the bigger picture.” Professional Discipline, Chambers & Partners 2016
“He’s a QC but he’s still very approachable, very helpful. Really imaginative, he finds a way of dealing with very difficult cases and moves matters forward. He’s very responsive, and he’ll never make you feel as if you’re being a nuisance.” Clinical Negligence, Chambers & Partners 2015
“An extremely approachable silk and a joy to work with; his client care skills are second to none.” Clinical Negligence, Legal 500 2015
“He has a highly effective, no-nonsense style.” Professional Discipline & Regulatory Law, Legal 500 2015
“He listens to what’s being said and is prepared to look beyond what is required. He is fast thinking and good on his feet.” Professional Discipline, Chambers & Partners 2014
Gordon Bebb QC “handles work for doctors, dentists, chiropodists and osteopaths in fitness to practise hearings.” Professional Discipline & Regulatory Law, Legal 500 2014
Gordon Bebb QC is “hugely knowledgeable” according to sources, who find him courteous, diligent, fast thinking and good on his feet. Professional Discipline, Chambers & Partners 2013
Gordon Bebb QC is “very good at clearly putting forward difficult legal arguments” Professional Discipline & Regulatory Law, Legal 500 2012