worked in the London banking market for twelve years (including two as head of the loan and derivatives documentation team at Daiwa Europe Bank plc) before qualifying as a solicitor in the mid 1990¿s. After six years in the capital markets and derivatives practices of City firms Wilde Sapte and Clifford Chance, he moved to Birmingham in May 2000, joining Wragge & Co in September 2001.
Gary is cited in The Legal 500 (1994) and in Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession (2001/2 and 2002/3), sits on various ISDA working groups and is an occasional contributor to the work of the Technical Committee of the UK Association of Corporate Treasurers. He is an active conference speaker and article writer and an expert on the law and documentation of OTC derivatives. At Wragge and Co, he is engaged in co-building the UK¿s first dedicated, regional, end-user focussed capital markets and derivatives practice.
Gary holds an MA (Cantab.) in Law and Economics, a Diploma (with dist.) in Legal Practice and a summa cum laude in Law Relating to Banking from the Chartered Institute of Bankers. He brings nearly two decades of industry, in-house legal and private practice experience to the subject matter of this book.