Marcus specialises in banking and finance (including structured finance), corporate, investment funds, private wealth and trusts. He was named in the 2009 and 2010 editions of The Legal 500 as a leading individual for corporate and banking work in Guernsey.
He is an admitted and practising Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey and BVI solicitor. He is also admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and as a solicitor of the High Court of England and Wales.
Having practised with the Auckland office of Arthur Andersen for two years and then with the Auckland office of Russell McVeagh for seven years, he joined the Guernsey office of Ogier in 1999 and became a partner in 2005. He re-located to our Hong Kong office in 2010 on a four year secondment and returned to Guernsey in January 2014.
Marcus is ranked in Chambers Asia-Pacific (2012 and 2013) and recognised in Asialaw 2013 Leading Lawyers. Furthermore, Marcus has been recognised for his trust practice in Citywealth Magazine's "Leaders List" for six consecutive years (2009-2014), and he is listed in The International Who's Who of Private Client Lawyers (2013), which reports that clients are "full of praise" for him. Marcus also features in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2012-2014 editions).
Marcus is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). He was also part of The Joint Committee on Trust Law Reform, a body representing STEP, Hong Kong Trustees' Association and other industry groups which worked with and advised the Hong Kong government on the reform of Hong Kong trust law.
Marcus is a Registered Foreign Lawyer regulated by the Law Society of Hong Kong.
1993 - New Zealand (non practising)
2004 - England and Wales (non practising)
2004 - Guernsey
2010 - British Virgin Islands