Five Ogier rising stars on Channel Island Top 35 Under 35 list

Five rising stars from Ogier's Channel Islands Private Client and Trusts team have been included in the list of top private client professionals across Jersey and Guernsey.

James Angus, Alice Bricogne, Matthew Freegard, Chris Hards and Richard Laignel are all included in eprivateclient's Top 35 Under 35.

The list recognises the top 35 male and top 35 female lawyers, trusts professionals and accountants aged 35 and under across the islands.

Partner Sally Edwards, Ogier's Global Head of Private Client and Trusts, said: "We have an excellent team of talented and dedicated practitioners in our private client and trusts teams, and it is pleasing to see their hard work recognised and rewarded in this way.

"James, Alice, Matthew, Chris and Richard are lawyers who are making their mark in the industry and developing specialist areas of practice, and this recognition is thoroughly-deserved."

Advocate James Angus is a disputes lawyer with a practice focused on fiduciary law and trusts disputes – he is a senior associate in the Jersey Dispute Resolution team who is admitted in England & Wales, Jersey and Cayman.

Alice Bricogne advises both corporates and individuals on all matters relating to trusts and foundations in both contentious and non-contentious contexts. She is an English Barrister and a senior associate in the Guernsey Private Client & Trusts team.

Matthew Freegard is a senior associate in Ogier's Jersey Private Client and Trusts team – he is a member of Ogier's specialist Employee Incentives and Pensions team and also advises in respect of trusts, wills, estates and succession planning.

Chris Hards is a senior associate in Ogier's Guernsey Private Client and Trusts team who  advises on all aspects of trust and foundation law to individuals, fiduciaries and other service providers.

Advocate Richard Laignel is a senior associate in Ogier's Jersey Private Client and Trusts team and a member of the Employee Incentives and Pensions team who advises a wide range of professional trustees, family offices and private clients on the establishment, operation and restructuring of trusts and private trust company structures.