Bruce Gardner is senior counsel in the firm's investment funds, advisers and derivatives group. He advises on all aspects of the structure and operation of hedge funds and other "alternative" investment products, including their marketing and distribution, trading and transactional documentation and the creation of structures or repackaging arrangements to access specific markets or investors. He also advises upon the establishment of asset management businesses in the United Kingdom, their structure and regulation, arrangements for executive incentivisation and acquisitions, joint ventures and restructurings within the financial services sector generally.
In addition to his representation of mainstream hedge funds and other financial markets participants, Mr Gardner has recently represented a range of innovative hybrid and crossover funds investing in a diverse range of assets including shipping and freight derivatives, real estate derivatives and international infrastructure projects. Mr Gardner was educated at Liverpool College and has an LLM from the London School of Economics. He is a frequent speaker at industry forums. He is an English solicitor.
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