Gabriel Moss, Q.C., graduated with a first-class honours degree in law and a master’s-level degree (B.C.L.) from the University of Oxford. He is also generally admitted to the bars of Gibraltar and the East Caribbean and has been specially admitted to the bars of Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong and the Isle of Man for specific cases.
Gabriel specializes in international insolvency and restructuring in the United Kingdom, European Union and European Economic Area, as well as company, banking, financial services, commercial and offshore law and litigation. Gabriel serves part time as a deputy High Court judge of the Chancery Division and is a part-time visiting professor in corporate insolvency law at Oxford. He has provided expert evidence for cases in the United States, France, Germany, Australia, Denmark, Greece, the Netherlands, Italy, Iceland, Poland and Switzerland.
In the last few years, Gabriel has acted as leading counsel in 11 major UK Supreme Court, Privy Council, Court of Justice of the European Union and European Free Trade Association court cases involving insolvency, banking and commercial matters. He has been involved in most major insolvencies affecting the United Kingdom in recent years, including Lehman Brothers, Nortel, MF Global, Icelandic Banks, Irish Banks, Saad and Olympic Airlines. Gabriel has also been involved with major international restructurings, including the use of English schemes of arrangement, such as Bluebrook/IMO, British Vita Group, Deutsche Annington, PHS, Stemcor and Zodiac.