Biography

    Gail heads Gilbert + Tobin's Banking team.

    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.

    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 Leveraged Buyouts.

    BEST LAWYERS 2022

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

    BEST LAWYERS 2022

    Gail was recognised for her expertise in Banking and Leveraged Finance. Gail was one of eleven prominent female lawyers recognised in Australia.

    IFLR1000 WOMEN LEADERS 2021

    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 2021

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

    Lexology Client Choice Awards 2020

    Gail was recognised as one of Australia’s top banking lawyers. “Gail Christopher wins acclaim from peers for her strong finance practice where she showcases particular expertise in leveraged transactions and acquisition finance.”

    WHO’S WHO LEGAL 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.”

    LEGAL 500 ASIA PACIFIC 2020