Ray is recognised by the leading legal directories as being one of the leading corporate and finance lawyers in the sphere of BVI law. He has advised on many of the jurisdiction's most prominent transactions over the last 15 years.
In addition to his transactional practice Ray also provides expert evidence on BVI law to overseas courts and tribunals in international disputes.
Ray is the Practice Partner of the BVI office.
Prior to joining Ogier in 2009, Ray was a partner of another leading BVI law firm for several years and had opened its Hong Kong office. Ray previously worked for Ogier in Jersey and prior to that DLA in England.
Ray is a member of the Company Law Review Advisory Committee (a statutory body) and was heavily involved in the drafting of the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004.
He has been actively involved in, and has advised the BVI government upon, several key pieces of BVI legislation and financial services initiatives, including in relation to international matters.
Ray is a Notary Public of the British Virgin Islands.
2005 - Foreign Registered Lawyer, Hong Kong
2002 - British Virgin Islands
1994 - England and Wales (non practising)