Provided by John Greenfield
Dispute Resolution and Litigation; Trusts and Private Wealth; Restructuring and Insolvency; Regulatory
John is a consultant for the dispute resolution and litigation group in Guernsey where he was previously senior partner.
John undertakes the complete range of major litigation and advocacy work including asset tracing, multi-jurisdictional disputes and commercial and trust litigation. John has been Counsel in many of the major litigation cases before the Royal Court of Guernsey and the Guernsey Court of Appeal and is one of the few Guernsey advocates to have appeared as counsel in the Privy Council. In the case involving a Tchenguiz Family Trust he was successful in obtaining a judgment in favour of creditors of the Trust against the trust assets and in a subsequent judgment obtained an order of the Guernsey Court putting the trust assets into receivership.
John was enrolled as a Solicitor in England in 1975 where he was a partner in a law firm before moving to Guernsey in 1980. After working as in-house counsel and trust manager for an international merchant bank, John qualified as an advocate with the firm and in the same year became a partner in 1986.