Gary is a keen triathlete and is currently working on reducing the 55 minute deficit to Alistair Brownlee at the 2016 edition of the Leeds Triathlon!
Areas of Expertise
Gary has extensive experience in advising borrowers, issuers, lenders, bondholders and trustees alike on a range of financial arrangements, including syndicated and bilateral loan facilities; facility restructurings; group collapses; interest rate derivatives and private shelf facilities, but is particularly renowned (in the legal directories and amongst clients) for his extensive experience of high-value private bond issues.
Prior to taking up Partnership at Devonshires in 2017, Gary was a Legal Director in the Banking Team at Addleshaw Goddard.
Gary is recognised in the legal directories as a leading practitioner in social housing finance. Clients highlight his “excellent customer service” and describe him as “technically very knowledgeable.”
Gary is a regular speaker at conferences and frequently delivers structured training sessions to industry professionals.
Gary graduated from Durham University with BA (Hons) in Economics and Politics.
Gary advised a US Investor on a REIT structured private placement involving Triple Point.
Gary has advised a significant number of domestic and internationally based institutional investors on private placements involving English and Scottish domiciled Housing Associations.
Gary advised Onward Homes on the refinancing arrangements emanating out of its group consolidation.
Gary is currently advising on the financing arrangements for a prominent consortium of housing associations engaging in a northern based LLP.
Gary advised One Manchester on the refinancing arrangements emanating out of its group consolidation.