Director, Asian Institute of International Financial Law (AIIFL)
MA (Oxon), MPhil (HKU), ACII, MCIArb, Solicitor Advocate (England & Wales),
Barrister at Law (Lincoln’s Inn), Mediator (CEDR Accredited)
Gary was admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales in 1993 and spent 12 years as a solicitor and consultant with several leading UK law firms. He was also Called to the Bar in England & Wales.
Gary taught at BPP Law School from 2000 to 2007. Gary also served as a Director of BPP Professional Development, with responsibility for its Professional Skills Course (PSC), and was the Course Director of BPP Law School’s Full-Time Bar Vocational Course (BVC).
Gary joined the Faculty in 2007 and teaches civil litigation, commercial dispute resolution and professional practice & management, for which he is a course co-ordinator, on the PCLL programme. He also teaches insurance law on the Faculty’s LLM and JD programmes.
Gary has written extensively on civil litigation and insurance-related subjects. He is a contributing author to A Guide to Civil Procedure in Hong Kong (Fifth Edition, LexisNexis, 2015), the author of the Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong volume on Limitation of Actions and was the general editor of Civil Justice Reform – What has it achieved? (Sweet & Maxwell, 2010).
He is the Director of AIIFL, a member of the editorial board of the Hong Kong Law Journal and served as Deputy Head of the PLE Department from 2009 to 2012.
Gary is a member of the Hong Kong Law Society’s Insurance Law Committee and Working Party on Litigation Funding as well as an adviser to its Belt & Road Committee. He is also serves on the Examining Panel under the Higher Rights of Audience Rules. In addition, Gary is a member of the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Insurance Law Association.
Specialized Areas: Arbitration & Dispute Resolution; Insurance Law; Civil Litigation and Advocacy; Professional Liabilities