After an initial career in merchant banking, Dermot subsequently took articles at a corporate boutique in Manchester (Turner Parkinson), after which followed several years at national firm Freeths. Dermot joined BHP Law in 2019 to head up the firm's Corporate and Commercial department.
Dermot has also lectured in corporate and commercial law at BPP University.
Qualifications: B.Comm, LLB (Hons), LIB, LLM (Hons)
Year admitted as a solicitor: 2007
Professional memberships: Member Law Society of England and Wales, Director Darlington Rugby Football Club, Honorary Treasurer Tyneside Irish Centre, President Tees valley Law Society
Articles/Publications: “Bankrupts – the world has just got smaller” – published in Recovery magazine. Contributor to World Bank “Doing Business” publication for several years.
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