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Education and admissions


  • LL.M., King's College London, 1972
  • LL.B., University of Southampton, 1971


  • Deputy Chairman Financial Law Committee of the City of London Law Society CLLS 1999 to 2013
  • Member of Task Forces of HM Treasury and the Financial Markets Law Review (FMLC) on emergency powers and financial sector operational disruption (2003).
  • Member of Bank of England's City Euro Group (1998 to 2006) and HM Treasury's Euro Business Advisory Group (2000 to 2005).
  • Member of CLLS or FMLC working parties on: corporate insolvency law; financial collateral; set-off; modernisation of Part VII of the Companies Act 1989 (Financial markets and insolvency); registration of company charges; investment bank insolvency; securities law modernisation; and English opinion letters in financial transactions.
  • Member of editorial boards of the International Banking and Financial Law Review and the Law and Financial Markets Review.


Geoffrey was winner of the Distinguished Service Award (2003) of the City of London Solicitors' Company.

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