Gary Harris is a partner in Appleby Bermuda’s Corporate department where he advises captives, commercial insurers, special purpose vehicles, insurtech companies, fintech companies and segregated account companies.
Gary has advised clients on the structuring and establishment of a variety of investment products and alternative investment products, public and private M&A, ICOs, virtual currency exchanges, insurtech, insurance linked securities, collateralised reinsurance investment transactions, placings and syndication of investments, international capital raisings and general corporate advice. In addition, Gary advises institutional investors in connection with all stages of their participation in a broad range of investment funds, alternative investment funds and (re)insurance entities.
He joined the Firm in 2014. Prior to joining Appleby, Gary worked in the Corporate department of a top tier Caribbean law firm for four years. Gary is recognised as a ´Next Generation Lawyer´ in the Insurance/Reinsurance category and recommended in the Corporate and Commercial category in Legal 500 Caribbean 2019. He was also recognised in Bermuda:Re+ILS as a ´Rising Star´ for 2017, which features highly regarded professionals in Bermuda under the age of 35.
Gary is a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and the Bermuda Bar Association and is a non-practising member of both the Bar Council for England and Wales and the Jamaican Bar Association. For his vocational education he attended the Inns of Court School of Law where he obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and the Norman Manley Law School where he obtained a Certificate of Legal Education.
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