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Nick Williams

Partner

Jersey

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Nick is one of the leading litigators in Jersey. He is head of the Jersey Dispute Resolution team and a key member of the Trusts Advisory Group.

Background and experience

Nick specialises in complex and cross-jurisdictional commercial litigation.  He is an experienced and persuasive Advocate, regularly appearing in the Royal Court. Clients praise Nick for his strategic sense and his sound, solutions-based advice.

Nick acts for many of the leading trust companies in the Island, assisting them in the full range of contentious trustee, company and regulatory issues that they may face. He also specialises in shareholder litigation and claims of unfair prejudice and breaches of contract and fiduciary duty. He has extensive experience in insolvency and regulatory matters.

Nick joined Ogier in 2007, having previously practised in England with Clifford Chance. He was admitted as a Jersey Advocate in 2010, and became a Partner in 2013

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2010 - Jersey
2003 - England and Wales

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"Considered and careful whilst providing timely and supportive pragmatic advice. Has worked hard to ensure deadlines are met and involved other lawyers when needed."

Legal 500 UK, 2024

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"Nick is a heavyweight litigator"

Chambers UK, 2024

"Hard working, willing to spend time to delve into the details of the case and then focuses on the important issues."

Legal 500 UK, 2023

"Nick Williams is effective, calm and measured; he is persuasive in court and earned their trust"

Chambers UK, 2023

"Inspires confidence, and provides sound, solutions-based advice"

Legal 500 UK, 2023

"Notable practitioner"

IFLR1000, 2023

"Leading Individual"

Legal 500 UK, 2023

"Calm and measured courtroom style. Diligent and thorough"

Legal 500 UK, 2022

"Team of the Year – Litigation"

Citywealth IFC Awards 2022

"An excellent advocate with an eye for the points that will interest the court and how to present them as persuasively as possible"

Legal 500 UK, 2021

"Has good strategic sense and is a skilled advocate"

Chambers UK, Dispute Resolution, 2021

"Private Client Global Elite"

Legal Week Private Client Global Elite Directory, 2021

"Very attentive and helpful in explaining the process, responsive and very knowledgeable"

Chambers UK, 2020

"Unflappable and a calm advocate"

Legal 500 UK, 2020

"BELOW QOUTES HIDDEN"

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