Rob has over 25 years of offshore experience having practised in the BVI for 14 years and more recently in London and Luxembourg. Rob's areas of practice include investment funds, corporate, banking, finance, securities/mergers and acquisitions.
Rob has acted for some of the world's largest hedge funds and has advised investment managers from around the world on the structuring, operation and regulation of a variety of BVI fund structures. He has also advised numerous banks and other financial institutions on lending to, structuring and the operation of BVI vehicles. In addition, Rob has advised on the listing of various BVI companies and on the use of BVI structures in the acquisition of high end real estate/ resort operations.
Rob is a former Chairman of the BVI Mutual Fund Practitioners Association. He has also sat on a number of committees advising the BVI Government and the BVI Financial Services Commission on the development of legislation and regulation.
Rob was previously counsel with Harneys and prior to that a partner with Lennox Paton. He was also Managing Partner of Maples and Calder in the BVI. Rob is currently based in the UK.
Solicitor of England & Wales, 1994 (non-practising)
Admitted in the British Virgin Islands, 1996
Admitted in Anguilla, 2006
Law LLB Hons