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Bedell Cristin

LA PLAIDERIE HOUSE, LA PLAIDERIE, ST PETER PORT, GY1 1WG, GUERNSEY
Tel:
Work 01481 812812
Fax:
Fax 01481 812813
Web:
www.bedellcristin.com
Grand Cayman, London, Singapore, St Helier, St Peter Port, Tortola
Bedell Cristin, Jon Barclay, St Peter Port, GUERNSEY

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Jon Barclay

Tel:
Work +44 (0)1481 812818
Email:
Bedell Cristin

Work Department

Litigation, Funds & Investment Structures and Regulatory and Compliance

Position

Jon is highly rated for his presence in court. He advises institutions, law firms and in-house teams worldwide across the range of international financial services litigation. He has a close interest in cross-border enforcement and asset recovery and has received particular recognition for his work in the fraud arena, with freezing injunctions and related orders.

Career

Jon began his legal career in 1999 as a barrister in the chancery and commercial group at leading UK set No. 5 Chambers. He returned to his home island of Guernsey six years later and was admitted as an Advocate of the Royal Court in 2006.

Member

Advocate - Guernsey, Barrister - England & Wales.


Guernsey

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The ‘responsive and pragmaticBedell Cristin boasts ‘a strong brand reputation’ as ‘a commercial and client-centric firm which understands the need for practical, user-friendly advice’. Practice head Alasdair Davidson ‘is very calm and gives measured and sensible advice’; he continues to represent a high-net-worth beneficiary alongside Jasmin Semlitsch in a longstanding multi-jurisdictional trust dispute with a Guernsey-based trustee and various other family members pertaining to the application of sharia law and Guernsey’s ‘firewall’ legislation. Jon Barclay is part of a team advising a local company owned by a Ukrainian high-net-worth individual in arbitration proceedings concerning the majority shareholding in a major Eastern European telecoms company. The team also advised on regulatory enforcement efforts and investigations and handled employment litigation arising out of the severance of senior executives.

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