Nigel Poole QC in conversation with Gerard McDermott QC
Gerard was called to the Bar in 1978 and appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 1999. He was appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge in 2008 and has a long time involvement at the heart of the American Bar Association. He is a former leader of the European Circuit and many of his cases have an international dimension. Together with conducting employment and some commercial cases Gerard also focuses on the most serious personal injury and clinical negligence work. He was described in the latest Chambers UK Guide to the Bar as “the epitome of an excellent barrister: he's a good advocate, good on paper, excellent with clients and very accessible."
He is active in training junior barristers and he is active on social media, being described very recently by another QC as the “Head of Chambers Twitter"
Gerard is a member of Kings Chambers and Outer Temple Chambers.