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Following completion of his Undergraduate Degree and the Bar Vocational Course, Gareth worked at a specialist criminal defence firm of solicitors in Staffordshire as a Crown Court Paralegal and Accredited Police Station Representative.

Following this, and prior to coming to the Bar, Gareth completed two Masters Degrees; he graduated from the University of Birmingham in September 2012 with an LLM in Commercial Law and graduated from St Anne’s College, Oxford, in July 2013 with the BCL.  In undertaking these studies Gareth advanced his knowledge in particular of a broad range of commercial topics including; trusts, contractual doctrine, taxation and the law of insurance and agency.

Gareth came to Ropewalk Chambers as a Third Six pupil, having completed his first twelve month’s pupillage on the South Eastern Circuit.  He became a tenant in Chambers upon successful completion of his Third Six on 1st July 2015.

Gareth has regularly appeared in court dealing with a wide variety of civil matters including; personal injury matters (including industrial disease and inquest work), commercial matters, landlord and tenant disputes and regulatory offences.  He also developed a broad paperwork practice consisting of pleadings and advices which he is keen to continue with.

Gareth is frequently instructed in all areas of Chambers’ work, on all Tracks.

Away from the Bar, Gareth is a keen cricket and rugby fan and continues to play cricket for his local team.

Notable Cases

Areas of Work

  • Clinical Negligence
  • Commercial
  • Counter Fraud
  • Costs
  • Criminal Regulatory
  • Disease
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Personal Injury
  • Planning and Environmental
  • Property and Chancery
  • Professional discipline and Regulation
  • Public Sector and Not for Profit

Recent Publications

Recent News

  • Landlord and Tenant Update 2016

    On Tuesday 11th October 2016, in partnership with the Nottinghamshire Law Society, John Campbell and Gareth McAloon present a Landlord and Tenant Update. The lecture will focus on recent Supreme Court decisions, unravel the deposit protection regime and look ahead at what the Housing and Planning Act 2016 has in store.

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