Dermot Keating
  • Experienced in money laundering, confiscation and restraint proceedings.

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  • Recommend as a leader in Fraud in Legal 500

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  • He is incredibly hardworking and has a real eye for detail.

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  • Very hardworking and always on top of the material.

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  • A highly effective cross-examiner.

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Called 1997

Dermot Keating


Acts as leading or junior counsel specialising in serious, complex and sensitive cases.

Case preparation is brilliant.

Principal areas of practice are:

  • Fraud, money laundering, confiscation and restraint proceedings.
  • Trading standards
  • Serious Crime: including Homicide, multi-handed drug importation cases, firearm and kidnap cases.
  • Sexual offences: extensive experience of cases involving young and vulnerable complainants and defendants.
  • Extensive appellant court experience.

Has prosecuted fraud and sexual offences cases prior to joining chambers. His experience is reflected in his current grade three classification.


Associated Work

Professional Memberships

  • Assistant Secretary of Criminal Bar Association (2012-present )
  • Committee member of Criminal Bar Association (2009-present)
  • Committee member of South Eastern Circuit (2009-present)
  • Committee member of North London Bar Mess
  • Inner Temple
  • Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
  • Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA)


  • LLB (Hons) Brunel University


  • Appointed as fee paid Tribunal Judge (Social Entitlement Chamber)
  • Appointed as a Chair of the Fitness to Practice panel for the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

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