Mr John Fitzgerald > Chambers of Stephen Hockman KC and Mark Watson KC > London, England > Barrister Profile

Chambers of Stephen Hockman KC and Mark Watson KC
Six Pump Court


John FitzGerald is an established and busy practitioner on the South Eastern Circuit. He specialises in defence work and has developed a highly successful practice encompassing all areas of serious crime. John has experience in a wide range of cases including murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, kidnapping, armed robbery, Section 18 and other offences of violence. He has also defended in cases of rape, sexual offences involving children, death by dangerous driving, large drug supply conspiracies, fraud, and other offences of dishonesty. John also has experience appearing in Courts Martial. John is also a Grade 3 prosecutor.


Called 1998; Inner Temple.


CBA; South Eastern Circuit.


Ampleforth College, York; BA Hons (London); College of Law, London (BVC); University of Westminster (CPE).


Mountain biking, rugby coach and photography.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

John FitzGeraldSix Pump Court ‘John has an immense presence both in court and with clients. He is very reassuring and meticulous in his preparation. He responds swiftly with advice where required.’