Gary is a Partner in the firm’s Corporate Group having joined the firm from another Cayman Islands firm in July 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB Honours) from the University of Sheffield in England and a Master of Laws Degree (LLM) from the University of London in England. He worked as a Private Equity/M&A attorney in England for many years before moving to the Cayman Islands in 2009 to work as a Corporate/Investment Funds attorney.
Gary's practice focuses principally on offshore investment funds formation and launch, corporate, finance, M&A, private equity, and banking. He provides Cayman Islands law advice to companies, banks, investment fund managers, in-house counsel, onshore counsel, high net worth individuals, and insurance companies to deal with day-to-day legal issues and complex, strategic matters.
Gary has given expert evidence in the United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York in court proceedings before Judge Robert E. Gerber relating to Cayman investment funds. He has also authored: "Investment Funds - Cayman Islands", published in the Practical Law Company Cross-Border Investment Funds Handbook, 2012; "Introduction of Non-Petition... Covenants", published in International Corporate Rescue Vol. 10 (2013) Issue 4; "Cayman Islands' Court of Appeal Re-affirms Status of Segregated Portfolio Companies", published in International Corporate Rescue Vol. 9 (2012) Issue6.
In the 2014 Chambers Global ranking for Investment Funds in the Cayman Islands, Gary is described by sources as: "a bright guy, a team player, and a hard worker."