Gerard has retired after 35 years as Managing Partner of the firm but he continues to act as a Consultant on issues relating to Litigation, complex Personal Injury claims, Medical Negligence, Insurance Arbitration and Employment Law.
During his years with Burns Nowlan LLP he conducted cases in the Circuit Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.
Gerry acted on behalf of numerous clients in cases where Insurance Companies refused to pay out for claims on private and commercial property insurance policies. He has particular experience in acting on behalf of clients where payment under Income Protection and Life policies have been declined or refused. In addition, Gerry has taken associated proceedings where clients, or members of their families, were placed under excessive or unauthorised surveillance by Insurance Companies.
Gerard is also a Mediator accredited by the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland, a member of the Mediators Institute of Ireland ( MII ) as well as being an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in Ireland ( CIArb ).