Offshore Consultancy Service

Philip B. Gurney is a director of Wine International Ltd and holds a Master of Laws degree with First Class Honours from the University of Auckland.

His final LLM research paper, dealing with the general subject of "Wine Law", addressed the important issue of safeguarding intellectual property in wine labels within overseas markets.

Phil has had significant career experience in both legal and commercial work, from positions previously held in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. These have included in-house roles with multinational companies and banks.

He now provides consultancy services to Wine International's clients in the areas of:

  • International trade arrangements
  • Protection of intellectual property overseas
  • Investment into joint ventures abroad, particularly in relation to winemaking activity
  • Tax planning to maximise income flows when derived from offshore sources