Gerard’s main areas of practice include fraud and asset recovery, commercial disputes, financial services law and regulation and shipping litigation.
Prior to joining Peter Doraisamy LLC, Gerard trained at one of the largest law firms in Singapore and was also mentored by a prominent Senior Counsel. Gerard also worked for a reputable UK Law firm in London in their Maritime & International Trade department and assisted with several matters, including a complex arbitration dispute, involving a wrongful termination of contract for the operations of a copper mine in Zimbabwe.
Since, being called to the Singapore Bar, Gerard has argued on various matters before the Supreme Court and State Court of Singapore. In particular, Gerard acted for the insurers of one of the largest commodities warehouse operators in the world. The aforesaid matter is a complex one that involves various issues of law and several multinational claimants in various jurisdictions. The total estimated claims made by all claimants is approximately USD 500 million dollars.
In 2018, Gerard was appointed as a Legal Advisor to the Association of Catering Professionals Singapore (members include MNCs and listed Companies) Gerard graduated from the University of Tasmania in the top 30% of his cohort and was subsequently admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in Singapore.
Gerard can be contacted at email@example.com