John is an international offshore legal expert having worked and lived in the Caribbean since 1997 and in the British Virgin Islands since 2001. John now permanently resides in BVI.
John is a legal, trust, and licensed insolvency professional with over 25 years extensive experience in the City of London and in the Caribbean specialising as a corporate, banking, trusts, insolvency and financial services lawyer.
John is a specialist debt finance, restructuring and asset recovery professional, uniquely blending his experience as a legal practitioner and licensed insolvency practitioner.
John’s legal practice covers banking and finance, corporate and investment funds, as the most experienced legal practitioner in BVI in his chosen areas of expertise, John is often involved in a number of high profile cases restructuring investment structures, hedge and private equity funds, trusts and corporate entities.
John has acted for several ultrahigh net worth families in setting up and administering high value asset holding structures and he also has specialist expertise dealing with shipping and maritime matters.
John was a partner at Ernst and Young Law in the BVI where he uniquely practised as both a lawyer and a licensed insolvency practitioner. He led a team on high value, cross border transactions involving establishing and restructuring international investment.
John is the only legal and insolvency practitioner in BVI. He is also a qualified trust and estate practitioner STEP.