Garry received the highest award in the category and is the only Isle of Man lawyer recognised at this year’s awards.  This is the second time Garry has been recognised by Citywealth, having received the Silver award at last year’s awards.

Faye Moffett, Managing Partner for Appleby Isle of Man, said: “Congratulations to Garry on receiving this prestigious award. Garry is a renowned M&A lawyer with a level of onshore M&A experience that is unmatched in the local market.  He has led on many of the largest and most high-profile Isle of Man M&A transactions since his return to the Isle of Man five years ago and is a very worthy winner of this accolade.

“On top of a full client workload, Garry finds time to contribute to the firm’s development programme by mentoring and supporting fee earners of all levels.  His personality and genuine interest in developing colleagues across the business makes him a popular mentor and supervisor.

“Garry’s involvement in all aspects of client work and people development inspires and motivates all who work with him.”

Some of Garry’s key instructions in the past 12 months have seen him lead Appleby’s corporate team on the establishment of a $1 billion litigation financing vehicle, the £467.9 million take-private of London-listed RDI REIT P.L.C., and Monument Re Group’s acquisition of LCLI International Life Assurance Company Limited and Charles Taylor Group’s other Isle of Man operations.

In addition to his client-facing work, Garry frequently provides input into legislative developments across a broad range of topics.  He was closely involved in the development of the Isle of Man’s new merger control regime, and he was also consulted about legislative developments in the areas of company law, cannabis regulation, economic substance and beneficial ownership.

Garry, who was educated in the Isle of Man and holds a first-class law degree from Oxford University, is passionate about giving back to the Isle of Man and mentoring the future generation.  He has mentored several students from underprivileged backgrounds, and he has returned to his former secondary school on numerous occasions to speak about career options and university applications.  He also participates in the Isle of Man Oxbridge Group, an informal voluntary group organised by a local high school teacher to encourage more state school pupils to apply to Oxbridge.

Share
Twitter LinkedIn Email Save as PDF
More News
30 Jun 2022 | News

Appleby to support applications to disregard historical convictions for homosexuality

On Wednesday 29 June 2022, the Isle of Man Government granted full pardons to all people who were co...

Contributors: Mark Holligon
6 Jun 2022 | News

The Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022: An Isle of Man perspective

The Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 (the Act) (an Act of Parliament) received...

Contributors: Sophia Howell Evans
12 May 2022 | News

Appleby acted in relation to landmark victory for The Royal Bank of Scotland International in AXIOM Case

On 12 May 2022 the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council delivered its Judgment in The Royal Bank ...

Contributors: Claire Corkish
1 Apr 2022 | News

Appleby announces new Partners and Counsel promotions

Appleby announces the promotion of two Partners and the appointment of five lawyers to the position ...

8 Mar 2022 | News

Appleby Celebrates International Women’s Day on 8 March 2022

Appleby marks the day with 2022 campaign theme #BreakTheBias.

18 Jan 2022 | News

Appleby announces Managing Partner changes to its Isle of Man office

Faye Moffett will be stepping down from her role as Managing Partner with Appleby Isle of Man effect...

21 Dec 2021 | News

Appleby named Isle of Man Firm of the Year at Who’s Who Legal Awards 2021

Appleby has been awarded the Who’s Who Legal Award for Isle of Man Firm of the Year for 2021.

9 Dec 2021 | News

Appleby Isle of Man celebrates six long service awards

Six Appleby colleagues have celebrated long service milestones at the firm this year.