Specialising in corporate finance, company law and regulatory matters, Garry brings a wealth of knowledge to the team. He has experience of advising on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, venture capital and private equity investments, leveraged and asset financings, international securities offerings, structured finance products, corporate restructurings and corporate governance issues.
After graduating from Oxford University with a First Class law degree, Garry practised as an English lawyer for almost 10 years in the London, Hong Kong and New York offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, which is one of the world’s leading corporate law firms. He has also worked for an offshore law firm advising on BVI and Cayman law matters, and most recently he worked at an Isle of Man corporate law firm.
He is an English solicitor and an Isle of Man advocate.
Garry joins Appleby’s corporate team, which is the largest on the Isle of Man. His recruitment also strengthens Appleby’s senior team, increasing the number of Isle of Man-based Partners to 10.
Garry said: “Appleby is consistently ranked as the top law firm on the island, and I am delighted to join the firm as a Partner, working alongside such a diverse and experienced team both in the Isle of Man and further afield.”
“I believe passionately in the importance of giving back to the community, and Appleby, through the Appleby Charitable Foundation, Appleby Academy and Isle of Man Bursary Scheme, has one of the most established CSR initiatives on the Isle of Man, so I am pleased to be on board.”
Faye Moffett, Managing Partner and Group Head of the corporate department in the Isle of Man, said: “The firm is incredibly busy right now, so there isn’t a better time for us to be strengthening our team with the appointment of Garry as Partner.
“Garry is a great addition to the team with vast experience, having worked for a leading international law firm for nearly a decade with a long-list of well-known clients. We are thrilled to welcome him to the Appleby team.”
Appleby is the largest law firm in the Isle of Man with over 30 lawyers. The firm is continuing to expand and is currently looking to recruit two corporate lawyers. For more information visit: applebyglobal.com/careers.