John is a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, he was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2007 and to the Bar of Gibraltar in 2008. A BA Joint Honours History and Italian graduate from the University of Leeds, John also undertook a year of Italian and Historical studies at the Università degli studi di Udine (Italy). John has been involved in a broad range of corporate transactions, including in corporate alternative financing, disposals, M&As and joint ventures, with particular experience with natural resources in frontier markets. He also provides long term advice to Gibraltar based structures on their corporate governance procedures and on Gibraltar corporate law and structuring matters.
Other examples of John’s corporate experience are:
- advising on private and public placements on AIM and TSX
- acting for borrowers in Gibraltar-based structures in respect of alternative financing from international single corporate lenders
- acting for UK banks in respect of financing to Gibraltar entities
- advising a private, ultra high-net worth, Gibraltar-based structure on long term corporate governance matters.