Collas Crill

Dispute Resolution Department

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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 One client reports that the team has "significant depth in both numbers and expertise."

Other clients appreciate the "quick response times," adding that the team is "easily contactable, friendly and helpful." 

Work highlights Instructed on behalf of three independent directors in USD1 billion proceedings arising out of the collapse of Carlyle Capital in 2008.

Notable practitioners

Christian Hay regularly acts on trust disputes, representing trustees, beneficiaries and settlors. He has recently been engaged by a number of international clients from a range of onshore and offshore jurisdictions.

Gareth Bell is noted for his drafting ability and strong presence on liquidation matters. His practice also covers a range of corporate and employment-related disputes.