Outer Temple takes on Doughty Street silk

Doughty Street Chambers’ Christopher Gibson QC has defected to rival set Outer Temple Chambers.

Gibson, who specialises in medical law and professional negligence, is the second silk to quit Doughty Street in a week, with Richard Hermer QC leaving the join Matrix (14 March 2012).

Gibson has experience in cases involving children’s birth injuries, psychiatric cases and personal injury cases.

Outer Temple head Philip Mott QC commented: “It’s a mark of the success of Outer Temple Chambers that such a highly regarded practitioner has chosen to join us.”