Our advocates, solicitors, barristers and conveyancers merge knowledge, experience and skill with imagination, practicability and approachability to form a committed team of professionals, small enough to ensure that clients' matters will not be lost in the myriad of support staff.
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Alex is an administrative assistant, whose role extends to managing the firm’s marketing and PR.
Telephone: +44 (0)1481 749662
Karen specialises in personal injury litigation, including motor claims, employers’ liability and medical negligence.
Karen trained in the City of London and qualified as an English solicitor in 1994. She has worked at firms in the South-East England doing all types of personal injury work, including in the serious injuries unit of the largest personal injury practice there.
Karen took a career break whilst bringing up her family before moving to Guernsey in 2011 and joining the firm in 2012.
Telephone: +44 (0)1481 749666
Debbie has extensive experience in dealing with all aspects of property matters for both individual and corporate clients.
Debbie has over 20 years’ experience working in legal practices in Guernsey and England.
Telephone: +44 (0)1481 749671
Paul is an experienced conveyancer who acts for both individual and corporate clients in the entire range of the firm’s property matters, including open market and local market sales and purchases, and bond and legal charges relating to mortgage security.
Telephone: +44 (0)1481 749668
ADVOCATE THOMAS CRAWFOURD
Tom specialises in contentious and non-contentious employment law and he also undertakes a variety of dispute resolution work.
Tom trained as an English solicitor in Guernsey and qualified in 2002, after which he qualified as a Guernsey Advocate in 2004.
Telephone: +44 (0)1481 749667
ADVOCATE CLARE TEE
Clare specialises in civil and criminal litigation, including contentious employment law, and has a broad range of experience acting for both international and local clients.
Clare was called to the English Bar in 1995 and qualified as a Guernsey Advocate in 1997.
Clare is recommended in Chambers Europe for her robust approach in the courtroom.
Telephone: +44 (0)1481 749665
ADVOCATE JEREMY LE TISSIER
Jeremy Le Tissier practises all aspects of commercial litigation, trust matters and contentious insolvency. He advises on matters which include regulatory issues and investigations concerning entities regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, fraud and asset recovery, disputes relating to trusts, investment funds, banking and investments, claims against directors for breaches of duty and/or misfeasance and disputes between shareholders including unfair prejudice actions. He also advises on asset confiscation, money-laundering issues and cross-border disputes as well as proceeds-of-crime issues and arbitration.
Jeremy was named as a 'Leader in his Field' for dispute resolution by Chambers UK 2015: “has a gravitas that gives one the feeling he is not fazed by what is going on. If I had more litigation there [Guernsey] he would be a first port of call.”
Jeremy was named as a ‘Leading Individual’ for dispute resolution by the Legal 500 2015: “fantastic” and “willing to go the extra mile”. Jeremy was also ranked in the Private Client, Trusts and Tax: “highly recommended” and Employment categories.
Jeremy is also an international member of the Chancery Bar Association. Jeremy is the treasurer of the Guernsey Bar Council. He is also a member of ARIES (the Channel Islands chapter of INSOL), a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb), a member of the Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association and is a Chartered Surveyor. He became a member of the board of the Channel Islands branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 2012.
Jeremy is also a mediator, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a Notary Public.
Jeremy was the winner of the 2017 CorporateINTL Global award for Cross Border Disputes Lawyer of the Year in Guernsey
Article: Investment Funds and Trust Disputes - [PDF]
Article: Issues affecting investment funds
Telephone: +44 (0)1481 724124
ADVOCATE NICK BARNES
Nick undertakes all aspects of commercial and civil litigation including anti-money laundering, trust litigation, and banking litigation.
Nick was called to the English Bar in 1980 and qualified as a Guernsey Advocate in 1981. He is a Notary Public and an accredited mediator.
Nick is recommended in Chambers Europe as being acknowledged by peers as "everyone's favourite referral. He's nice, gentle and extremely bright."
Telephone: +44 (0)1481 724124
ADVOCATE RAYMOND ASHTON
Raymond advises local fiduciaries and multi-national companies on tax, trust and private client and anti-money laundering matters.
Raymond is a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He is also the author of “An Analysis of the Guernsey Law of Trusts”, “Directors Duties and Responsibilities” and “Taxation in Guernsey – A Global and Regulatory Analysis”.
Raymond was called to the English Bar in 1979 and qualified as a Guernsey advocate in 1995. He is also a Notary Public and has been a member of the Irish Bar since 2003.
Raymond is recommended in Chambers Europe as "a recognised trust expert with a niche in tax...he is a solicitor, a barrister, a PhD, a chartered accountant. He's an extraordinary man. There's nothing that he can't do."
Telephone: +44 (0)1481 724124
ADVOCATE CHRIS GREEN
Chris is an experienced criminal litigation lawyer. He is known for his clear, articulate approach with clients and in court. He also accepts instructions on employment and landlord and tenant disputes.
Chris was admitted as an advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey in 2002, having been called to the English Bar at Inner Temple in 2000.
In 2012, Chris was elected to Guernsey’s parliament – the States of Deliberation – as a people’s deputy for the parish of the Castel.
Telephone: +44 (0)1481 749670
ADVOCATE JULIA WHITE
ADVOCATE NICOLA HOPKINS
Nicola specialises in all aspects of family law including divorce, separation, finances and any issue relating to children. Nicola qualified as an English Solicitor in 2002 and as a Guernsey Advocate in 2006. Nicola has always specialised in family law and is also an experienced and well regarded family mediator offering an alternative to litigation through the Courts.
Telephone: +44 (0)1481 749673
Oliver specialises in civil litigation including general disputes and debt claims.
Oliver trained as an English solicitor at a London West End practice and qualified in 2011. He returned to Guernsey in 2012 and joined the firm in 2014.
Telephone: +44 (0)1481 749674