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Ogier

Offshore: Dispute Resolution

2 ranked lawyersBand 2GuernseyUK 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Ogier

Offshore: Dispute Resolution

2 ranked lawyersBand 2GuernseyUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Comprehensive litigation offering that includes regular work on trust litigation, fraud and contentious employment matters. Particularly noted for expertise in insolvency matters, with experience handling a range of liquidation, administration-related and winding-up disputes. Able to handle both court litigation and alternative dispute resolution methods. Clients include household names from the banking and professional services industries.

Strengths

A client comments: "They always go the extra mile to provide timely and well thought through advice."

A source notes: "The team are excellent and share knowledge well."

Work highlights

Represented Deloitte, in its capacity as adminstration manager of the collapsed Providence investment fund, in its £14 million suit against PwC over alleged professional negligence.

Notable practitioners

Mathew Newman is head of the firm's Guernsey dispute resolution team and is sought after by clients for his expertise in matters relating to insolvency, professional negligence and trusts.
"He is a very commercial and very responsive lawyer."

Simon Davies is a leading Guernsey advocate who is highly respected for his work advising clients on insolvency, contentious trust and investment fund related disputes.
"He is a very good advocate and very good on appellate work."

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Guernsey

Offshore: Dispute Resolution


Mathew Newman
Band 2
Simon Davies
Band 1