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Saffery Champness directors recognised in 2014 Citywealth Leaders’ List

Saffery Champness directors recognised in 2014 Citywealth Leaders’ List

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four directors of Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries in Guernsey have been recognised in the Citywealth Leaders List 2014. The ninth annual leaders list features prominent figures from across the legal and private wealth management sectors. The list is compiled annually after extensive research and consultation with global peers and private client recommendations including references and […]

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Carey Olsen doubles BVI office with new appointments

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has appointed three lawyers in its British Virgin Islands (BVI) office in a move that significantly extends the firm’s banking, corporate and investment funds client offering. Investment funds specialist Philipp Neumann and banking and corporate specialist Elizabeth Killeen have joined as senior associates and Sharon Mungall has been appointed as a legal associate […]

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Mourant Ozannes advises on John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited IPO

Mourant Ozannes advises on John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited IPO

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has advised John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited (JLEN) on all Guernsey-related aspects of its listing on the main market of London Stock Exchange plc to raise gross proceeds of £160 million in its placing and initial public offering of Ordinary Shares. The proceeds of the issue will be […]

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Who’s Who Legal awards Carey Olsen Guernsey law firm of the year

Who’s Who Legal awards Carey Olsen Guernsey law firm of the year

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has been named Guernsey Law Firm of the Year 2014 for the fourth time by Who’s Who Legal, recognising the firm’s achievements within the global legal market alongside a list of international law firms including Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Allen & Overy, Baker & McKenzie and Clifford Chance. Who’s Who Legal is an independent […]

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Bedell Cristin’s latest advocate, Richard Sharp, was called to the Guernsey Bar last month

Bedell Cristin’s latest advocate, Richard Sharp, was called to the Guernsey Bar last month

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Senior Associate at the Bedell Cristin’s Guernsey office, Richard has over 11 years’ experience in corporate law, both in the UK and offshore. His experience in the UK included working for a large national law firm, where he advised on a wide range of private and public corporate transactions and specialised in initial public […]

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New Advocate for Mourant Ozannes

New Advocate for Mourant Ozannes

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has a new Guernsey Advocate. Matthew Guthrie, who is a Senior Associate within the International Trusts & Private Client practice, has been sworn in at the Royal Court of Guernsey having successfully completed his studies. Advocate Guthrie undertook his Guernsey Bar examinations at the start of 2013 and went […]

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Mourant Ozannes is best Guernsey law firm according to Funddomiciles.com

Mourant Ozannes is best Guernsey law firm according to Funddomiciles.com

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has been voted best Guernsey law firm for 2013 in the Service Provider Awards for the global fund management website FundDomiciles.com. The awards, covering the achievements and successes of law firms and administrators across the globe were announced at the Funddomiciles.com annual forum. The process saw votes cast by […]

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Insolvency litigators get clarity on important point of law

Insolvency litigators get clarity on important point of law

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

A recent case heard before the Royal Court in Guernsey has provided clear guidance on the application of the principle of modified universalism to insolvency matters in Guernsey. The case of EFG Private Bank (Channel Islands) Ltd v BC Capital Group SA (In Liquidation) & Ors, will have significant consequences for cross-border insolvencies which have […]

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Guernsey Lawyer David Jones Admitted as Advocate

Guernsey Lawyer David Jones Admitted as Advocate

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen senior associate, David Jones, has been admitted as an advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey and called to the Guernsey Bar. Advocate Jones provides specialist advice in relation to business restructuring and insolvency in contentious, non-contentious and multi-jurisdictional matters. During his time at Carey Olsen Advocate Jones has worked on a range […]

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High-profile Guernsey trust court case sets important precedent on trustee liability

High-profile Guernsey trust court case sets important precedent on trustee liability

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has acted for the winning parties in a decision issued by Guernsey’s Royal Court in a landmark trust case involving Robert Tchenguiz and one of the offshore trust structures in which his assets are held. Carey Olsen represented Grant Thornton’s Stephen Akers and Mark McDonald, who had been appointed as joint liquidators of […]

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