Gail is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin's Banking + Infrastructure group.

Gail specialises in acquisition, leveraged and corporate finance. She has a wide range of experience representing financial institutions, sponsors and major corporates.

Her expertise is independently recognised by Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Best Lawyers.

Prior to joining Gilbert + Tobin, Gail worked as a senior associate with another top-tier Australian firm. Gail has also completed a 3 month secondment with NAB and a 6 month secondment with ANZ.

Gail holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Sydney.

Gail was named as “Lawyer of the Year” for Private Equity Law.


Gail was recognised in the areas of Banking and Finance Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law.

Best Lawyers 2021

Gail was recognised as a Leading Individual for Banking & Finance.   

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

Gail was ranked for Acquisition finance.

Chambers Asia Pacific 2021

Gail was named the exclusive winner of the Banking category for Australia.

Lexology Client Choice Awards 2020

A client notes that “Gail Christopher is a market leader and respected by her peers and clients as one of the most experienced and successful operators in the market. She is the go-to person for all private equity firms as well as banks in the market.”