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Chambers UK 2016

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Gerard qualified as a solicitor in 1992 and joined MFB in 1997. Gerard specialises in shipping related litigation, and he regularly represents clients in London arbitrations and the highest English Courts.

Gerard handles a wide variety of international commercial and shipping disputes in London arbitration and the English Courts - including ship arrests and freezing orders. He also advises on the resolution of disputes through mediation.

Gerard regularly acts for shipping interests and their insurers as well as for suppliers to the marine industry. The scope of his work is diverse, ranging from disputes connected with cruise ships, slot-charters and equipment leasing through to charterparty and cargo claims.

Gerard is a supporting member of the LMAA and is a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 2019 rankings. 

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