Managing Partner

Gray Smith, Managing Partner

​Gray Smith has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry as a lawyer, general counsel and chief compliance officer.


Gray serves on the board of a number of funds and financial institutions including the UK subsidiary of a major European bank and a UK HNW wealth manager. He has been a partner in several major international law firms both in the UK and offshore and is qualified in England, Ireland, the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands and Hong Kong.


Gray has advised funds and their managers of all sizes and investment type with regard to structuring, distribution, governance and all other regulatory issues in the UK, EU and offshore markets.


Clients have included wealth and asset managers in the hedge fund, private equity, property and alternative space as well as retail funds.


Gray combines innovative legal and structuring advice with a reputation for honesty and integrity recognised over his 25 years in the industry. He was partner, general counsel and chief compliance officer on the launch of Neil Woodford’s investment management business and the UK’s largest ever UCITS launch.

FCA roles held: CF1, 2, 3, 4, 10 and 11.

Contact Gray Smith
+44 (0) 20 39074301
+44 (0) 7515 283902


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