Greg Boyd Partner

British Virgin Islands
+1 284 852 4317
+1 284 340 2011

Expertise and Professional Background

Greg joined Harneys as a corporate partner in April 2015.  He has been practising British Virgin Islands law since 2006 and has significant experience in advising financial institutions, public and private businesses, high net worth individuals, and their onshore advisors on the corporate and commercial laws of the British Virgin Islands. 

He works with many of the world's leading lawyers, bankers, private equity firms and accountants on cross-border joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and stock exchange listings. Greg has a particular speciality in natural resources and emerging market (BRICS) transactions and advising Multilateral Lending Agencies and Development Banks. 

Prior to moving to the British Virgin Islands he gained extensive experience in London with Baker & McKenzie as a banking and finance lawyer. Greg has been consistently recommended as a leading lawyer and recognised expert in his field by several international legal directories.

Directories

Chambers and Partners: Greg advises on a plethora of corporate and finance matters, with specialist expertise acting for multilateral lending agencies on transactions originating in emerging markets. Greg is “especially noted for his work advising multilateral lending agencies on matters originating in growth markets”.

IFLR 1000: Greg is ranked as a “leading lawyer”.

Legal 500: Greg is recommended by Legal 500 which particularly notes his sell-side credentials.

 

Education & Admissions

Education
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (BCom LLB) 1996
Bar Admissions
South Africa 1997
England & Wales 2001
British Virgin Islands 2006

Expertise

BVI
Banking and Finance
Corporate and Commercial
Restructuring and Insolvency
Africa
BVI Banking & Finance
BVI Corporate & Commercial

Publications

Harneys Partner Greg Boyd and Senior Associate George Weston discuss directors' duties in the BVI. read more

Latest Deals

Harneys acted as BVI legal counsel on the merger of third-party logistics companies UTi Worldwide Inc. and DSV which completed on 22 January 2016, in one of the largest ever takeovers of a publicly listed BVI company. The merger is valued at... read more