Gearóid graduated from UCD with a B.A degree in 1981. Following a Diploma in Legal Studies, he qualified as a solicitor in 1986 and practised in Tralee before he joined TP Robinson Solicitors in 1989. He became partner in 1994. Gearóid is an expert in Lending, Conveyancing and Wills & Probate. He is a member of Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.