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25 Bedford Row (Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC), Dermot Keating, London, ENGLAND

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Dermot Keating

Tel:
Work 020 7067 1500
Email:
25 Bedford Row (Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC)

Position

Recognised in ‘The Legal 500’ for a number of years as a leading fraud lawyer: ‘A highly effective cross-examiner” and ‘very hard working and always on top of the material’.

Dermot is instructed as leading or junior counsel specialising in serious, complex and sensitive cases. He has extensive experience of e-disclosure.

He is currently appointed as counsel to the Grenfell Fire Public Inquiry- the largest public inquiry in UK history.

His recent cases include:

  1. 'Operation Amazon' – a carbon credit fraud in which the criminal proceedings spanned seven years concluding in a 10-month trial in 2017.
  2. ‘Operation Incubus’-multi handed duty evasion case and
  • 'Operation Aquamarine' – a multi handed international mortgage fraud.

 

Dermot also has expertise in dealing with trading standards cases and was leading counsel for the principal defendant in ‘Operation Angel’ which is reputed as the largest national trading standard prosecution in which his client was acquitted of fraud after a six-month trial.

 

His interest and experience in regulatory law is complemented by his appointment as a Chair to the FTP committee of the NMC.

Career

Called 1997, Inner Temple. First Tier Tribunal Judge (Social Entitlement Chamber); Chair, Fitness to Practice Committee, Nursing and Midwifery Council; pupil supervisor and advocacy trainer (Inner Temple).

Member

Former secretary Criminal Bar Association (2013-14); Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL); Council of Appeal Tribunal Judges.

Education

Brunel University (LLB Hons).


London Bar

Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading juniors

Dermot Keating - 25 Bedford RowHe works extremely hard and has a lovely manner in cross-examination.

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