Year of Call: 2007
Gareth’s practice focuses on fraud, and breakdowns within long-term business and personal relationships. This covers misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of confidence, employee competition, breach of contract, shareholder disputes, trust claims, asset tracing, proprietary estoppel claims, unjust enrichment and accessorial liability, plus associated interlocutory and enforcement matters such as freezing injunctions and committal applications. Gareth also acts in cases of intellectual property, professional negligence, insolvency, and regulatory/disciplinary matters, particularly where they touch on the above areas.
Gareth’s cases often have an international element, and he has acted and advised in cases in the courts of the Caribbean and Channel Islands. Gareth is appointed to the Attorney General's B Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown and is a Bar Standards Board Prosecutor. Before being called to the English Bar Gareth was admitted as a legal practitioner in New South Wales and worked as a judicial assistant in the Equity Division of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
University of Sydney – BA (Music), LLB (First Class)
Exeter College, Oxford – BCL (Distinction)
Inns of Court School of Law – BVC (Outstanding)
Hardwicke, Lord Mansfield and Megarry Scholarships, Lincoln’s Inn
Winner of the Buchanan Prize and the Sir Louis Gluckstein Prize for Advocacy, Lincoln’s Inn, 2007
Winner of the University of Oxford Shearman & Sterling Mooting Competition, 2006
Admitted as a legal practitioner of the Supreme Court of New South Wales 2004
Former researcher/judicial assistant to Justice Austin, Supreme Court of New South Wates 2004-5
Chancery Bar Association
Sir Owen Glenn KNZM ONZM and Kea Investments Limited v Eric Watson, Novatrust Limited and others  EWHC 2016 (Ch), The Barrister, 5 October
Glenn v Watson Trust Dispute, STEP Journal, 2nd August 2018
Property Investor Gets OK To Drop £129m Deal in Fraud Case, Law 360, 1st August 2018