Barrister, Cornerstone Barristers
Gerard called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2010 in both the Civil and Criminal law sections, his broad practice covers civil, criminal and commercial litigation; environment; fire; corporate governance; major event planning & crowd safety; crisis management; health and safety; aviation; inquests and inquiries; local authority governance and services; and regulatory law.
He has published more than 100 articles and is the author of Corporate Liability: work related deaths and criminal prosecutions (3rd edition) (Bloomsbury). The 4th edition will be published in 2019. He has been ranked in six separate areas by the leading directories. He has worked in over 65 countries. He is on the International Mediation and Legal panel of 14 worldwide Members of the Royal Aeronautical Society. There are only two QC’s on this global panel. Gerard is currently instructed in relation to Grenfell Tower, the Shoreham Air Crash, a F1 case and many other matters both in the UK and all over the world.