AREA OF PRACTICE

Litigation & Arbitration

Biography

Gerald is a London-based associate in Brown Rudnick’s International Litigation and Arbitration team.

He has extensive commercial and financial services litigation experience dealing with large-scale, complex and multi-jurisdictional disputes. He has worked on a variety of litigation and arbitration matters in the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Austria, the BVI and Grand Cayman.

Gerald has also gained experience in construction, defamation and regulatory disputes. He has a broad background in extensive legal research and trial preparation.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Gerald qualified in Dublin and worked in the London office of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

Representation

Represented a fund manager regarding a number of related disputes arising out of the breakdown of a partnership. Parts of the related disputes have been heard in the Privy Council, the BVI courts and in arbitration proceedings.

Represented a telecommunications company in the High Court regarding a breach of warranty claim relating to management accounts.

Represented a leading Middle Eastern investment manager in the defence of a claim for fraud, breach of contract and negligence in the Cayman Grand Court and Court of Appeal.

Represented a multi-national bank regarding allegations of Libor fixing by its employees.

Represented a major building supplier and quarrying company in the defence of claims that oxidizing pyrite contained in its materials caused damage to numerous buildings including three housing estates, a bus depot and a youth club. These cases occupied more than 200 days in the Irish High Court.

Represented high net-worth investors in a tax incentive scheme regarding a dispute arising from their exit from the structure.

Represented a large well-known airline in a defamation action in the Irish High Court.

Education

Law Society of Ireland - Diploma Commercial Litigation, 2008
Lindenwood University - B.A. (Corporate Finance), 2004
University College Dublin - BBLS (Business and Law), 2003

Bar Admissions

Solicitor, Law Society of England & Wales
Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland
Publications