Gerald Bermingham - Crime
A former solicitor (admitted 1967) and former senior partner at Irwin Mitchell, Gerry transferred to the Bar after election to Parliament in 1983. He is also a member of the Irish Bar.
Gerry served in Parliament for 18 years and during that time played a leading part on the Home Affairs Select Committee. He has served on the committee stage of numerous criminal justice bills and other judicial measures. He has held various positions, such as Chairman of a number of back bench and cross bench committees and has an extensive knowledge of parliamentary procedures.
As both a solicitor and a barrister Gerry has specialised in criminal law and has prosecuted at a senior level. He has appeared on behalf of the defence at all levels and led in a number of murder; fraud; drugs; duty evasion and money laundering cases.