Andrew Gibson

Andrew Gibson

Director of Legal

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Andrew Gibson is the Director of Legal at Walkers Professional Services (WPS) and is based in the Cayman Islands. He leads the in-house legal function within WPS and is responsible for all legal drafting and for defining and implementing strategies for the mitigation of key legal and operational risks.

Andrew joined WPS in 2022 having previously worked as a Senior Counsel in Walkers' Insolvency & Dispute Resolution Group since 2013. In addition to his broad commercial litigation background, he is an arbitration specialist and an accredited civil/commercial mediator.

Andrew has considerable offshore experience having previously worked in the Middle East at a leading international law firm.

Andrew previously worked in the Litigation practice of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Dubai. During that time he also spent six months on secondment with GFH Capital Limited, one of the Middle East's leading private equity investors, advisors and fund managers.

Admitted In:
Cayman Islands
Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI) - Solicitor
England and Wales (not practising)
Registered Part Two Legal Practitioner of the Courts of the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC) (not practising)

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Wales, Swansea, UK
Legal Practice Course, University of Exeter, UK
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
London School of Mediation (LSM) Accredited Mediator / International Mediation Institute (IMI) Qualified Mediator

Andrew is Vice Chair of the Cayman Islands Chapter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) (which he co-established) as well as a Committee Member of the Caribbean Branch of CIArb, and is on the advisory committee for the Cayman International Arbitration Centre.

Andrew is also a Cayman Islands representative for ICC FraudNet, the world’s leading global network of fraud and asset recovery lawyers, and is a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association and the Law Society of England & Wales.

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