Gareth leads Herbert Smith Freehills' Hong Kong commercial litigation team. He is a commercial and litigator with wide-ranging experience in disputes, arbitration and mediation matters. His expertise in disputes matters covers banking, financial services, commercial contracts, joint venture and shareholder disputes, defamation, employment, fraud, insolvency, negligence, product liability, as well as cases involving bonds, structured products and other derivatives. He also advises clients on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious international insurance and reinsurance law and practice. In addition, Gareth advises on private client related matters, including family and probate disputes.
Gareth has contributed to a number of publications. He also regularly gives lectures to fellow lawyers and industry bodies on a wide range of topics. Gareth is top ranked by Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 for China Dispute Resolution: Litigation, listed as a leading individual for Hong Kong Dispute Resolution: Litigation by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 and has been recognised as a Hong Kong Dispute Resolution Star by Euromoney Benchmark Litigation 2018. He was also named Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year at the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2017.