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Gerard Forlin QC

Cornerstone Barristers - London

Gerard Forlin QC - Cornerstone Barristers
  • 2-3 Gray's Inn Square
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • WC1R 5JH

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Practice Areas

Specialist in health and safety; manslaughter; disaster litigation; aviation; railways; fire; shipping safety; regulatory offences; product liability; healthcare; commercial fishing; consumer crime; corruption; waste offences; human rights; and inquests. Described as 'one of the most compelling advocates that you could ever see in a courtroom.' Standing counsel to numerous PLCs and agencies in the UK and abroad. Advised on over 250 fatality cases, including: Grenfell Tower, Shoreham Air Disaster, MH370, Watford, Southall, Paddington, James Porter, Teebay, Barrow, Hatfield, Purley, Faversham, Britannia Air Crash, City of London Lift Case, Alton Towers, Greek catamaran, inquests in Falklands and other sporting, aviation and construction cases. Acted in over 150 jury inquests in the UK and overseas. Regular presenter for FCO, ASEAN and UN on bribery and corruption. Direct Access Licensed.


General Editor of "Corporate Liability (3rd Edition)". Appears on TV and radio as an expert.


LSE, Trinity Hall Cambridge, Diploma in Air and Space Law UCL. Global legal panel of Royal Aeronautical Society legal list. Member of Denman Chambers Sydney, tenant in Maxwell Chambers Singapore. Called to the Bar in the BVI.