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Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds

5 ranked lawyersBand 2GuernseyGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Noted for its investment fund expertise, with regular work on the establishment and ongoing maintenance of a wide range of investment structures. Also proficient in a range of corporate work, including stock exchange listings, schemes of arrangement and financing transactions. Frequently acts for financial institutions, investment managers and infrastructure funds. Often engaged on high-profile M&A transactions.

Strengths

One interviewee says: "They are very technical and pragmatic lawyers."

Work highlights

Advised Resolute Mining on its USD274 million acquisition of Toro Gold.

Notable practitioners

Darren Bacon sustains a noteworthy funds practice where he advises on fund formations and regulatory issues. He also works with clients on securitisation transactions.
"He is responsive, knowledgeable and has a commercial approach to issue resolution."

Frances Watson operates a well-regarded, wide-ranging practice encompassing M&A, as well as financing and restructuring matters. Her clients include companies, funds and financial institutions.
"She is very strong technically."

Helen Wyatt has a noteworthy practice encompassing both corporate and finance elements, and frequently advises on refinancings, acquisitions and securitisation matters.
"She is extremely likeable and an excellent lawyer." "She is a very good and sensible lawyer."

John Lewis advises funds, companies and financial institutions on a range of matters including acquisitions, capital calls and regulatory issues.
"He is very responsive and delivers clear, concise advice."

John Rochester is noted for his experience in advising companies and financial institutions on an array of matters including mergers, financings and take-privates.
"He is a strong technical lawyer and a good communicator."

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Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds

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Royal Chambers

St Julian's Avenue

St Peter Port

Guernsey

UK

GY1 4HP

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Guernsey

Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds


Darren Bacon
Band 3
Frances Watson
Band 2
Helen Wyatt
Band 3
John Rochester
Band 3