British Virgin Islands
Expertise and Professional Background
Greg joined Harneys as a corporate partner in April 2015. He has been practising British Virgin Islands law since 2006 and has significant experience in advising financial institutions, public and private businesses, high net worth individuals, and their onshore advisors on the corporate and commercial laws of the British Virgin Islands.
He works with many of the world's leading lawyers, bankers, private equity firms and accountants on cross-border joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and stock exchange listings. Greg has a particular speciality in natural resources and emerging market (BRICS) transactions and advising Multilateral Lending Agencies and Development Banks.
Prior to moving to the British Virgin Islands he gained extensive experience in London with Baker & McKenzie as a banking and finance lawyer. Greg has been consistently recommended as a leading lawyer and recognised expert in his field by several international legal directories including IFLR 1000.
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (BCom LLB) 1996
South Africa 1997
England & Wales 2001
British Virgin Islands 2006
Chambers and Partners: Greg advises on a plethora of corporate and finance matters, with specialist expertise acting for multilateral lending agencies on transactions originating in emerging markets. Greg is “especially noted for his work advising multilateral lending agencies on matters originating in growth markets”.
IFLR 1000, 2018: Greg is ranked as “highly regarded” IFLR 1000.
Legal 500: Greg is recommended by Legal 500 which particularly notes his sell-side credentials.