Ogier's "high-calibre" team in Guernsey gets stand-out praise in Chambers UK 2023

Ogier in Guernsey has been praised for its "high-calibre, experienced experts," and excellent service delivery in the latest Chambers UK directory.

 The 2023 rankings include six partners from across the firm's Corporate, Banking and Finance, Investment Funds, Dispute Resolution and Property teams.

The Corporate, Banking and Finance and Investment Funds teams are praised for going "the extra mile," and, according to client feedback, they "utilise technology very efficiently and are good project managers for more complex legal matters." Included in the rankings are corporate and funds partner Bryon Rees, who clients say "stands out for his ability to identify the key elements of the most complex situations to present practical solutions," and finance partner Christopher Jones, who "knows his stuff and provides sound advice every time." Ranked as Up and Coming, partner Paul Chanter shows "an exceptional level of professionalism," according to feedback.

The Guernsey Dispute Resolution team is praised for its "deep bench" of experienced lawyers, who have the ability to "think out of the box." Ranked individuals include partner Simon Davies, who stands out for his "rare talent for conveying points in a way that parties can easily find common ground around," while partner Mathew Newman is described as a "calming and logical influence," with an excellent knowledge of Guernsey insolvency procedures.

According to client feedback, the Property team in Guernsey always provides "sound commercial advice, even when handling complex and sophisticated matters." Partner Martyn Baudains is described as a top tier property lawyer, who "knows everything that's happened and is happening in terms of Guernsey real estate."

Practice partner Christopher Jones said: "I'm delighted that our teams have received such excellent market and client feedback. It's another strong showing for Ogier in Guernsey and these results provide well-deserved recognition of our people and the quality of client service they provide."