Ralph is an experienced advocate and commercial litigator. His work focuses on corporate recovery litigation and property based litigation.

In corporate recovery his work includes advising insolvency practitioners, debtors and creditors in various types of matters, including retention of title claims, voluntary arrangements and claims by liquidators and receivers.

His property work includes tenancy litigation and possession proceedings, and advises extensively in all areas of landlord and tenant law for private and public sector landlords.


"commercially minded and capable of getting to grips with issues and sorting them out in a timely fashion."

Chambers UK 2018 - Dispute Resolution

"very good, practical and pragmatic," and "a very technically strong litigator."

Chambers UK 2017 - Dispute Resolution

"immensely practical, very realistic and excellent for commercial work."

Chambers UK 2014 - Dispute Resolution


Key facts

  • Qualified: September 1990
  • Joined Firm: August 1988
  • Partner: May 1999


  • LLB¬†University of Hull (1984-1987)


  • Church, sports (strictly armchair!)
  • Chair of Governors Westfield Primary School, Cottingham

Contact details

Ralph Gilbert

Direct dial +44 (0) 1482 337352

Mobile +44 (0) 7881 551238


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