Phillip Gibson

 

Phone: (02) 9264 8884

Office: Sydney

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Phillip is one of Australia’s leading defence lawyers. He has over 30 years’ experience in all areas of defence work. Phillip’s practice now focuses on complex criminal cases and international cross border investigations. His areas of expertise include bribery and corruption, proceeds of crime, anti-money laundering, world-wide asset restraint, cybercrime, mutual assistance law, INTERPOL red notices and extradition.

Phillip advises clients under investigation for financial crimes both domestically and internationally. His experience includes dealing with investigations in multiple jurisdictions including United Kingdom, USA, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, South Korea, Sweden, Czech Republic, South Africa, BVI and New Zealand.

In Australia, Phillip has extensive experience in investigations and prosecutions involving AFP, ASIC, ACIC, CDPP and all state law enforcement agencies including the New South Wales Crime Commission and Independent Commission Against Corruption.

Awards and Industry Recognition

 

2018

Doyles Legal Guide named Phillip Gibson a Pre-eminent Criminal Defence Lawyer in Australia

Doyles Legal Guide named Phillip Gibson a Leading Criminal Defence Lawyer in New South Wales

Doyles Legal Guide named Nyman Gibson Miralis a First Tier Criminal Defence Law Firm

Global Law Experts named Nyman Gibson Miralis International White Collar Crime Law Firm of the Year in Australia

Corporate LiveWire named Nyman Gibson Miralis White Collar Crime Law Firm of the Year

 

2017

Doyles Legal Guide named Phillip Gibson a Pre-eminent Criminal Defence Lawyer in Australia

Doyles Legal Guide named Phillip Gibson A Pre-eminent Criminal Defence Lawyer in New South Wales

Doyles Guide named Nyman Gibson Miralis a Leading Criminal Defence Law Firm in New South Wales

 

2016

Global Law Experts named Nyman Gibson Miralis the Leading White Collar Defence Firm in Australia

Corporate Live Wire named Nyman Gibson Miralis the Leading White Collar Defence Firm in Australia

Corporate Live Wire named Nyman Gibson Miralis the Leading Criminal Defence Firm in Australia

Doyles Legal Guide named Phillip Gibson a Leading Criminal Defence Lawyer

Doyles Guide named Nyman Gibson Miralis a Leading Criminal Defence Firm

 

Publications

International Comparative Legal Guide to: Anti-Money Laundering 2019 – Exclusive co-author of “Anti-Money Laundering in the APAC Region” chapter

Global Legal Insights to: Cartels 2019 – Exclusive co-author of Australian Chapter

Australia: An increasingly global approach – The Asia-Pacific Investigations Review 2019

International Comparative Legal Guide to Cybersecurity 2019 – Exclusive co-author of Australian Chapter

International Investigations Review – Exclusive co-author of Australian Chapter

 

 

Conferences

2017 International Bar Association Transnational Crime Conference – Lisbon, Portugal

2017 Judge at International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition – The Hague, Netherlands

2017 AML & Financial Crime Asia Summit – Singapore

2017 Financial Compliance Asia Summit – Singapore

2016 ALB Anti-Corruption Forum – Hong Kong

2016 Australian Defence Lawyers Alliance Annual Conference – Hobart

2015 Australian Defence Lawyers Alliance Annual Conference – Melbourne

 

Positions Held

1999 – current: Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law

2002 – 2016: Member NSW Law Society Criminal Law Committee

2016 – current: Chair NSW Law Society Criminal Law Accredited Specialist Advisory Committee (assesses applicants to be accredited specialists in criminal law in NSW)

Memberships and Associations

The Law Reviews 2018 Expert Panel The Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law
The Law Council of Australia The Extradition Lawyers Association
    International Law Section Law Asia
National Association of Criminal Defence Lawyers (USA) The American Bar Association (International Associate)
The International Bar Association     International Law Committee
    War Crimes Committee     Criminal Law Committee
    Criminal Law Committee     Cyber Crime Committee
    Asia Pacific Regional Forum     White Collar Crime Committee
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