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Legal 500 Awards shortlists Gerard McDermott QC – Silk of the Year – Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence


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We are delighted that Gerard McDermott QC is shortlisted by the Legal 500 Awards 2019 in the PI/Clin Neg Silk of the Year category.

Currently ranked as a Leading Silk in Tier 1, Gerard is described by Legal 500 as: “First class, superb on his feet, great at analysing problems” and “Renowned for personal injury work.”

Gerard McDermott QC practises from Outer Temple Chambers in London and Manchester, with associated offices in Abu Dhabi and New York.

His main areas of practice are Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Employment Law at all levels, acting for both Claimants and Defendants. The majority of his caseload involves catastrophic personal injury such as spinal cord injury and brain injury, and he has over thirty years’ experience of the same.

Gerard represents clients with a vast range of injuries arising from negligence, including medical malpractice and road traffic accidents.

He has been highly ranked as a Star Individual for a number of years in Chambers and Partners, who note:

“He’s excellent with seriously injured clients; he puts them at ease, explains things in a clear language they will understand and is very reassuring.”

To instruct Gerard or find out more about his practice, contact Graham Woods or healthclerks@outertemple.com.


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