Collas Crill

Dispute Resolution Department

Guernsey
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What the team is known for Acts for trust and investment managers and financial institutions on a full range of contentious matters. Offers strong additional credentials in multi-jurisdictional disputes and asset recovery matters. Frequently retained to provide regulatory advice. Regularly called upon to act on insolvency and liquidation related disputes.

Strengths Clients have an "excellent impression of the firm," with one describing the team as "very approachable and available."

Work highlights Acted for Sark Electricity in a dispute with the Sark Electricity Price Control Commissioner over the price of electricity on the island, resulting in the Commissioner agreeing to a court order quashing his earlier decisions concerning the reduction of electricity prices on Sark.

Notable practitioners

Department head
Christian Hay
is an experienced trusts litigator who often acts on cross-border disputes. His clients include trustees and beneficiaries.


Gareth Bell
is sought after for his expertise in financial services disputes. He regularly represents clients in matters relating to trusts and breach of fiduciary duty.