Dispute Resolution

When disputes arise in BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Ireland or Jersey, they are often complex, international and high value.

Ogier has one of the largest teams across our jurisdictions advising on technical, strategic and procedural aspects across the spectrum of contentious commercial issues and disputes.

With a team whose experience spans cross-border, multi-million and multi-billion dollar disputes across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the US, we resolve disputes in negotiation, mediation, arbitration or in court.

We have a pedigree in local and cross-border trust dispute resolution. Ogier counts as its clients a large number of the leading institutional and independent fiduciary businesses.

Ogier’s Restructuring and Corporate Recovery team offers legal advice to banks, financial intermediaries and corporates, as well as onshore counsel and other professional services providers in connection with company structures.

Ogier has excellent relationships with regulators in the BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey.


Commercial disputes

Including fraud and asset tracing claims, freezing and other injunctions and enforcement of foreign judgments.

Corporate disputes

Claims against directors, shareholder disputes, malpractice and professional negligence.

Contentious trusts

Breach of trust claims, administrative applications, claims by and against beneficiaries and trustees and protectors, Hastings-Bass applications.

Restructuring and Corporate Recovery

Winding up and cross border insolvency applications, restructuring applications, liquidation, negligence and partnership disputes.

Financial services disputes

Including funds, banking and insurance claims and claims by investors and creditors.

Regulatory advice

Contentious and non-contentious offshore restructuring and regulatory matters, often in conjunction with onshore counsel and other professional services providers.

Alternative dispute resolution

Arbitration, mediation and all other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Property related disputes

Including planning, construction, landlord and tenant and environmental claims.

Employment law

Our specialist Channel Islands' employment law team advises on a range of employment issues.