Steadfast dedication and dogged determination have been the cornerstones upon which Adrian Gilby has built a highly successful career in the fields of law and business spanning over thirty years. Originally hailing from the United States, Adrian possesses a diverse array of qualifications and a tenacious sense of advocacy utilized on behalf of his clients. His technical writing and reasoning skills have been honed in thousands of cases heard in both state and federal US courtrooms. Adrian’s formal education was completed with the awarding of a Bachelor of Science degree (w/ honours) in Government and Politics from the prestigious University of Maryland in 1994 and a juris doctor post-graduate law degree from Kansas University in 1997. He has served in both the public and private arenas and is a top-rated legal analyst. In addition to his role as a fully licensed US attorney since 1997, Adrian was also a pro-termpore member of the judiciary for the Tenth Judicial District in Kansas from 2005-2015.
A highly-decorated military veteran with top-notch leadership skills, Adrian has been a successful business owner twice over in the highly competitive US marketplace and possesses a strong understanding of the regulatory challenges facing small businessmen and women as well as their employees. He is also an accomplished public speaker, mentor and educator and a staunch supporter of higher education.
A consummate Renaissance man and devoted husband and father, Adrian has travelled extensively, residing throughout the US and Europe. He is an avid lover of books and culture, having found a home in New Zealand where he now dedicates his considerable talents to assisting Immigration Centre’s clientele within our legal department.