Toby Gee has more than 24 years’ experience as a trial lawyer and specialist counsel. He completed his training as a barrister in the Inner Temple, London in 1992-1993. From 1993 until 2013, he practised as a barrister at Crown Office Chambers in London, instructed by many leading UK firms of solicitors to represent insurers, other corporate entities, government entities and individuals in civil claims at all levels up to and including the Court of Appeal.
Toby’s main specialisms are in insurance, commercial/contractual disputes, professional liability, medico-legal matters, product liability (medical and non-medical), engineering and construction, and health and safety.
In 1997 Toby was a Pegasus Scholar at Chapman Tripp Sheffield Young (as it then was) in Wellington. While on a sabbatical from his London practice in 2005-2006, as well as working in the policy group at ACC he worked with several Wellington barristers on a variety of civil disputes.
As well as being a barrister, Toby is an accredited mediator. He is also a member of the governance board of the New Zealand Choral Federation, and a trustee of St Mark’s Church School, Wellington.