Gerard McDermott QC

Gerard McDermott QC

Gerard is Chairman of the Bar & Young Bar Conference 2016. His main areas of practice are personal injury and employment law, although he maintains a diverse practice across the common law and commercial fields. He is based in London and Manchester, with associated offices in Abu Dhabi and New York.

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Paralegals & the Bar

With many able students unable to get pupillages, the Bar is getting wise to the advantages of legal assistants (with important caveats). Gerard McDermott QC explains why he employs law graduates

20 February 2018

Raising the bar

‘Innovation and global opportunity’ – this year’s Bar Conference theme – should prompt barristers in every field to reassess the way they work, explains Gerard McDermott QC

When asked by the Chairman of the Bar, Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC, to chair this year’s Bar and Young Bar Conference I enquired whether I could make at least part of it international in flavour. 

26 September 2016
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