Ray joined the BVI legal practice as an Advocate in early 2010. His areas of practice are commercial, company and insolvency law. He has broad experience of complex high value multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes relating to shareholder rights, directors’ duties, corporate governance, cross-border restructuring and insolvency, and commercial fraud. He regularly provides expert opinions on these areas of BVI law and has also appeared as an expert witness in various jurisdictions, most recently in Geneva and Zurich.
Ray practised at the London Bar between 1989 and 2010. He was a member of the aviation law chambers of Robert Webb QC until 1998. He then moved to Crown Office Chambers, one of the leading civil sets in London, where he remained until joining Ogier.
Ray is a graduate of Durham University, achieving a BA Honours in law in 1986. He then successfully completed the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law and was called to the Bar in 1987. After 6 months as a pupil of Philip Shepherd QC, he undertook a one year litigation secondment at the City firm of Macfarlanes before completing his pupilage with Andrew Hillier QC and obtaining his tenancy in 1989.
1987 - England & Wales
2010 - British Virgin Islands