Top tier rankings for Ogier's financial, corporate and funds teams in Guernsey

Ogier's Guernsey team has won top tier rankings for financial, corporate and investment funds advice in the latest IFLR 1000 Directory.

The 2018 edition of the independent directory confirms that the team has maintained its leading position across the practice areas – and has named Practice Partner Advocate Marcus Leese as a "Market Leader" for banking and finance law advice.

IFLR defines the "Market Leaders" category as: "True leaders of their field, these lawyers have a track record of high profile innovative deals and are recognised as the standout performers in their country or practice area."

The directory recognises partners Christopher Jones and Bryon Rees as "Highly Regarded" and managing associate Andrew Munro as a "Rising Star" in Guernsey.

There was also high praise for partners Craig Cordle (“Excellent, deep industry knowledge and excellent working approach.”) and Bryon Rees (“Great to work with, friendly, responsive and gave helpful practical advice.”), and for senior associate Diana Collas ("Responsive, clear, concise and practical advice, ability to meet tight deadlines.”).

Marcus Leese said: "This is a very welcome endorsement of our commitment to client service across our key service lines, and it is particularly pleasing to see client feedback underlining the technical skill and responsiveness of our team.

"These results indicate that our clients recognise the results of the investments that we've been making in recent times in innovation, in enhanced training and development of our talented staff and also our strategic growth which has seen the arrival of two new partners, two recruitments at Counsel and five associates and senior associates and managing associates in the last 12 months alone."