Bedell Cristin

Dispute Resolution Department

Guernsey
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What the team is known for Full-service firm with a notable presence in multiple offshore jurisdictions. Strong on insolvency and contentious trust work, with regular work on court proceedings related to liquidation, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud matters. Offers a strong platform for clients in regulatory disputes. Acts for a strong client list including trust companies, shareholders and financial services groups.

Strengths The team is described by clients as "commercial, well priced and timely in their advice."

Work highlights Instructed on behalf of a high net worth individual in connection with a GBP30 million international trust dispute.

Notable practitioners

Alasdair Davidson "has a very good knowledge of insolvency law and is respected in the market," according to sources. He has demonstrated further experience acting on a range of commercial disputes and has been particularly active with regard to freezing orders.

Jon Barclay enjoys a strong reputation among market commentators, who describe him as "very impressive" and note his advocacy strengths. He utilises a broad range of commercial litigation skills covering insolvency, regulatory and alternative dispute resolution proceedings.