Gerald graduated from the University of Western Australia with a double degree in Law and Science, namely Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science (majoring in Psychology) with 1st class Honours in 2002.
After a year as an Articled Clerk working with the renowned personal injuries compensation specialist, Simon Walters, Solicitor, and Joe Persich, Barrister, Gerald was admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court in September 2003.
Thereafter, he began his illustrious career as a Personal Injuries Lawyer who fought tirelessly to maximise compensation for people who were injured in motor vehicle and work accidents as well as victims of crime. After becoming an Senior Associate who managed teams of Solicitors and Articled Clerks for almost 2 years, he decided to expand his legal expertise by practising in civil and public liability law as well as criminal law by working at DG Price & Co.
After a total of almost 7 years of legal experience, he left full-time employment to practise as a mostly self-taught sole legal practitioner trading as Hoe Lawyers in 2009. Founding his sole legal practice on Conveyancing and Estate Law, Gerald pursued his dream of forming a law firm that practises in a myriad of legal areas and specialises in a select few.
Subsequently in late 2014, Gerald’s professional dream took shape when he created Hoe Lawyers Pty Ltd as an incorporated legal practice that officially commenced trading on 1 July 2015.
Now backed by a highly professional and an equally amiable team of solicitors, paralegals and conveyancers, Gerald passionately leads them with impeccable integrity and insightful intellect to provide accessible, affordable and reliable legal services to all who consult Hoe Lawyers.
His other personal skills include a conversational command of Mandarin and playing a mean game of poker along with enjoying numerous other board games. He prides himself as a passionate Catholic who is also a Catechist and a doting father of his young daughter.