Offshore Department

Isle of Man
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"Long-standing firm" Simcocks is highly regarded by sources, with one client stating: "They are the main firm I would choose to use on the island; they are very good and always deliver, and offer a broad range of services." The firm's specialist trusts team advises corporate and private clients on contentious and non-contentious matters.

The team is further praised for its "very good level of service," with a source saying that "they are all knowledgeable with a common-sense approach to matters," and "extensive knowledge and experience" in trusts.

Notable practitioners

Kevin O'Loughlin's practice includes corporate law and private client. He advises professional trustees on trust administration, as well as assisting clients with pensions and funds matters. Peers report on his "technical approach," saying: "He is very good on the technical side of things."

Phil Games is a "well-known, well-respected private client advocate," with peers naming him a "figurehead" in the practice area. Clients also note his "good reputation," describing him as "very sensible, straightforward, approachable and intelligent," and stating: "He is all you want in a lawyer." Sources also praise "his communication with clients," adding: "He is very good and clients trust him."