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Collas Crill

GASPE HOUSE, 66-72 ESPLANADE, ST HELIER, JE1 4XD, JERSEY
Tel:
Work 01534 601700
Fax:
Fax 01534 601701
Email:
Web:
www.collascrill.com
Grand Cayman, Singapore, St Helier, St Peter Port, Tortola

Conor Walsh

Tel:
Work +441534601651
Email:
Collas Crill

Work Department

Corporate Finance and Funds                         

Position

Associate in the Corporate Finance and Funds department of Collas Crill's Jersey office with a particular focus on British Virgin Islands and Jersey Law. 

Career

Trained at O'Raida Solicitors in Ireland and joined Eversheds in Dublin before moving to Farara Kerins in the British Virgin Islands in 2015. Joined Collas Crill as part of its merger with Farara Kerins in  2017.

Languages

English

Member

British Virgin Islands Bar Association

Education

University College Dublin (BA in History and Classics); Dublin Institute of Technology Post- Graduate Diploma in Law; Dublin Institute of Technology Masters in Law; Universtity College Dublin Post-Graduate Diploma in Employment Law; Law Society of Ireland Professional Practice Course, Law Sociery of Ireland Diploma in Finance Law. 


Jersey

Corporate and commercial

Within: Corporate and commercial

The ‚Äėresponsive and professional‚Äô team at Collas Crill¬†is headed by Mike Williams,¬†who recently joined the firm from Mourant Ozannes¬†, along with the highly recommended Ian Montgomery. Montgomery recently acted for Noah Bidco in its acquisition of shares in Jersey company Metalsteel. In other highlights, a longstanding client which owns a holding structure with companies across a variety of jurisdictions appointed the firm to undertake a complex restructuring exercise to facilitate the redevelopment of hotel sites into exclusive residential apartments, and the team represented a trust company in its capacity as trustee in its acquisition of a Jersey company which owns high-value residential property assets in London. Associate Conor Walsh¬†was part of the team which assisted Three UK with the BVI law aspects of its acquisition of Transvision Investments. Also notable is corporate and regulatory specialist Dilmun Leach,¬†who recently joined the department from Ogier¬†.

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  • Modernisation of Jersey‚Äôs pensions law

    Modernisation of Jersey’s pensions law
  • Jersey Opens the door to QROP‚Äôs

    Jersey opens the door to QROPs
  • Jersey Legislation Overview

    Jersey Legislation Overview
  • Civil Liability for Breaches of the Codes

    Civil Liability for Breaches of the Codes
  • AML Update: Review of 2014 amendments to the substantive offences

    AML Update: Review of 2014 amendments to the substantive offences under the Proceeds of Crime (Jersey) Law 1999 
  • The New Charities Law - a bright new dawn

    As of Friday 21 November 2014, the new Charities (Jersey) Law 2014 (the " Law ") (or at least certain parts of it) came into effect.  This represents a quantum leap forward for Jersey in the charity field.  The Law has introduced a new test for what is charitable (the " Charity Test "), has introduced the post of a Charity Commissioner and a Charity Tribunal, and in time will introduce standards that those who run charities in the Island will have to abide by.  It is hoped that the Law will enable the Island to flourish as a centre for the administration of charitable and philanthropic structures.
  • New Managed Account Regime for Jersey Hedge Fund Managers

    An exemption which will enable Jersey-regulated fund managers to be appointed in relation to managed accounts has now been introduced.  This will enable hedge fund managers that are already regulated under the Financial Services (Jersey) Law (FS Law) in Jersey to carry out fund services business (FSB) to also service qualifying segregated managed accounts (QSMAs) without the need to seek additional regulation for the conduct of investment business under the FS Law.
  • The Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012: Changes to Jersey's security regime

    On 2 January 2014, the Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012 came into force in respect of Jersey law security over intangible movable property (e.g. shares/securities, bank accounts and custody assets).  The new law replaces the Security Interests (Jersey) Law 1983 (which was in force for the last three decades) and introduces a number of important changes which modernise Jersey's security regime.
  • Exclusive and Inherent Jurisdictions: to boldly go where no Court has gone before?

    On 26 November 2014, the Privy Council delivered judgment in the long-running case of Crociani & Others v. Crociani & Others [2014] UKPC 40 .  The case is of interest to trustees because it provides conclusive and binding guidance on the treatment of exclusive jurisdiction clauses in trust deeds.  However, it also raises questions as to the fundamental nature of the inherent supervisory jurisdiction of the Royal Court in connection with trust matters, and whether it is in fact broader than previously thought.
  • Accessing EU Institutional investor capital

    Luxembourg is one of the largest global investment fund domiciles, benefiting from the following factors: