Dispute resolution in Jersey

Baker & Partners

Baker & Partners presents a truly full-service offering of highly-regarded advocates who are routinely praised by a client list of blue-chip businesses, corporate service providers, foreign governments, private clients and UK law firms. Mandates largely comprise high-value, multi-jurisdictional disputes in the fields of contentious trusts, insolvency, asset recovery, civil fraud, commercial litigation and regulatory matters. Adding substantial weight to the already extensive team, which includes stand-out members Stephen Baker ('pragmatic, commercial and creative'), William Redgrave ('clever and tactical') and senior associates James Sheedy ('level-headed'), Charlie Sorensen and Lynne Gregory is the appointment of senior counsel James Corbett QC, who formerly led Kobre & Kim's office in the Cayman Islands.

Practice head(s):

Stephen Baker; Simon Thomas; William Redgrave

Other key lawyers:

James Corbett QC; Lynne Redgrave; James Sheedy; Amita Chohan; Simon Thomas; Charlie Sorensen


A powerhouse of a firm, with practitioners who are friendly and practical

William Redgrave is a superb advocate

James Corbett QC is an exceptional advocate; eloquent, always engages with the judge positively, and has an exceptional knowledge of all aspects of commercial law

Lynne Gregory is an extremely competent lawyer

James Sheedy has an encyclopedic knowledge of trusts law

Amita Chohan is an exceptionally bright lawyer

Steve Baker is the driving force behind the firm. He is very commercial and fights his client’s corner

Simon Thomas is very intelligent, helpful and always a pleasure to work with

James Corbett QC is calm, extremely knowledgeable, organised and creative

Charlie Sorensen is a responsive and diligent senior associate, whose analysis is measured and client-friendly

A very strong team

Key clients

CMC Holdings

BNP Paribas Jersey Trust Corporation

Elesh Gheewala

Grant Thornton

Margaret Smith (trustee in the bankruptcy of the Joseph M. De Mauro estate)


Samantha Scott

Temple Estates Limited

Barclays Pharmaceuticals

Beneficiaries of the I, J, L, K trusts

Work highlights

  • Acting for CMC Holdings on claims of fiduciary duty breaches against a former company director.
  • Representing BNP Paribas Jersey Trust Corporation as defendants in the Crociani v Crociani litigation.
  • Appointed by the US Bankruptcy Court as special counsel to the client in the bankruptcy of the Joseph M. De Mauro estate.
  • Successfully prosecuted (on behlaf of the Attorney General of Jersey) the former managing director of Lumiere Wealth Limited for a number of mis-selling offences.
  • Defended Temple Estates Limited in an action brought by the current directors alleging breach of duty.

Bedell Cristin

Contentious trust and probate litigation remain the core area of expertise for the Bedell Cristin team, with the likes of Robert Gardner, Edward DrummondMark Taylor and Sonia Shah acting in some of Jersey’s most significant cases in this field. The breadth of the practice also encompasses multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes and contentious insolvency matters for a client list consisting of international financial institutions, high-profile individuals, trust companies and trust beneficiaries.

Practice head(s):

Robert Gardener

Other key lawyers:

Edward Drummond; Mark Taylor; Sonia Minns; Sonia Shah


A quality, heavy-hitting litigation outfit

A group of outstanding advocates

Well respected by the bench and peers

Clever, fast-thinking lawyers

Mark Taylor has the ear of the court and a deft touch. An awesome advocate

Edward Drummond is very clever, very thorough, very sensible and very effective in court

Edward Drummond has a very sharp legal mind and an intuitive understanding of litigation strategy

Robert Gardner has a good feel for what the judge will think and is great on strategy

Sonia Shah is unflappable, thorough and completely on top of every detail of her cases

Sonia Minns has a direct and down to earth approach

Key clients

Cristiana Crociani


Patrick Cheung

Linda Mackie


Garfield Bennett TC

Bortha Woudsma

Ernst & Young



Work highlights

  • Acting for Cristiana Crociani before the Royal Court and Court of Appeal in $200m breach of trust proceedings.
  • Acting for Nedgroup, the trustee in the long-running Westley Trust dispute.
  • Acting for Patrick and Anthony Cheung as two executors in a contentious estate dispute worth in excess of $1bn.
  • Acting for Garfield Bennett in an ongoing family dispute concerning the division of £8m of trust assets.
  • Acting for Bortha Woudsma in obtaining injunctive relief in support of her ongoing matrimonial dispute in the Netherlands.

Carey Olsen Jersey LLP

Carey Olsen’s disputes offering is a market leader in the field, regularly acting in some of Jersey’s largest contentious insolvency cases for funds, international companies, boards of directors and creditors, as well as receiving instructions from elite London law firms. Marcus Pallot is a stand-out name in this field while practice head John Kelleher is noted for his commercial disputes expertise and William Grace  is sought-after by international financial institutions for financial services matters, including regulatory disputes. The firm has a solid offering for contentious trusts and is also well-placed to act on the growing field of shareholder disputes.

Practice head(s):

John Kelleher

Other key lawyers:

William Grace; Marcus Pallot


The team has a real ability to quickly comprehend issues and come up with a commercial and pragmatic solution in a tight time frame

The firm is approachable and knowledgeable

A personable and professional team that is very good to work with

John Kelleher is clear, concise and practical

Marcus Pallot is approachable, contactable and a font of knowledge. He is super commercial and is able to see through the complex issues with ease

William Grace demonstrates fantastic knowledge and provides first-class advice in a tight time frame

The team is efficient, courteous and make you feel like you are the only client

John Keheller and Richard Holden are stand-out practitioners. Their knowledge, tactical acumen and finesse in dealing with matters, including in particular difficult issues that arise during the course of proceedings, distinguishes them from other practitioners

Key clients

Duff & Phelps

Ernst & Young

Grant Thornton

Hard Rock Limited


Work highlights

  • Advising the Hard Rock group on allegations of fraud and misrepresentation by employees of the Hard Rock group.
  • Represented the directors of Bellzone Mining plc in an application to wind up the company in Jersey and subsequent processes.
  • Represented Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, which was prosecuted for the offence of intermeddling under the Probate (Jersey) Law 1998.
  • Represented a secured lender in a Jersey bankruptcy process known as “dégrèvement”.


Mourant's dispute resolution team has an enviable institutional client base including multinational banks, corporate service providers and fund managers as well as private clients. The team of 'formidable opponents' has considerable expertise in banking and finance disputes, fund and asset tracing, commercial arbitration, employment, trust disputes, insolvency and regulatory investigations. The breadth and expertise of the partnership is evidenced by the client praise given to Jonathan Speck ('a great leader'; 'hugely respected'), Bruce Lincoln ('exceptional technical knowledge'), Justin Harvey-Hills, ('a tenacious litigator'), Mathew Cook  ('a smooth and friendly lawyer') and Stephen Alexander ('rising star'). Counsel Luke Olivier ('very knowledgeable and pragmatic') is also recommended expertise in corporate and commercial litigation, with a particular specialism in dealing with foreign tax authorities.

Practice head(s):

Bruce Lincoln

Other key lawyers:

Justin Harvey-Hills; Matthew Cook; Stephen Alexander; Luke Olivier


Without doubt, the insolvency and litigation team with the greatest depth of quality in the Channel Islands.

Years of experience between them and all well-respected by the court

Jonathan Speck brings gravitas to court proceedings and commands respect

Bruce Lincoln stands out as a formidable intellect and strategist. He has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the top lawyers in his field and he is a clear-headed and persuasive advocate

Justin Harvey-Hills is an extremely capable advocate who combines a detailed knowledge of the case with stylish and clear presentation

Luke Olivier stands out as an exceptionally commercial and charismatic associate

Ben Thorp is impressive

With an impressive range and depth of skills, Mourant Ozannes is able to put together teams on individual cases with excellent technical capability, a wealth of experience, commercial nous and outstanding client-facing skills

Chris Vincent is a promising junior associate

Key clients

Lolita Danilina

Berge Gerdt Larsen

Jersey Home Loans

Virtue Trustees (Switzerland) AG

Vantage Capital Management AG

RBC Trust Company (International) Limited

Work highlights

  • Acting as Jersey counsel for Lolita Danilina in a dispute with Vladimir Chernukhin (ex-Russian finance minister) as to rightful ownership of assets accumulated during, and divided after, their former relationship.
  • Acting for Berge Gerdt Larsen in relation to challenges to notices issued by both the Comptroller of Taxes in Jersey and the Attorney General.
  • Acting for Jersey Home Loans Limited in relation to contested debt enforcement proceedings before the Royal Court.
  • Representing RBC Trust Company in proceedings brought before the Royal Court in Jersey by two Kenyan plaintiff companies.
  • Acting for Virtue Trustees (a Swiss corporate trustee and protector of a $20m Jersey law trust) on a contentious application for rectification of the trust.


Owing to Appleby’s considerable global footprint, its Jersey team regularly receives big-ticket instructions from global financial institutions, including recent court-approved multibillion-pound restructuring mandates. The practice, which includes highly-praised advocates Michael Cushing and Fraser Robertson, also acts on trust and fiduciary disputes, professional negligence claims and contentious insolvency. Newly-promoted partner Jared Dann is also recommended for his expertise in contentious trust, fraud and asset tracing matters.

Practice head(s):

Michael Cushing

Other key lawyers:

Fraser Robertson; Jared Dann


The team works together as a seamless unit, capable of meeting very tight deadlines

A strong and established team with worldwide off shore support

The firm’s advice is always very clear and extremely practical

Michael Cushing is an exceptional lawyer. He combines hard work with unfailing good humour

Fraser Robertson and Jared Dann are both excellent court lawyers and give sound pragmatic advice

Michael Cushing has a breadth of experience and is great to work with

When it comes to large-scale court room litigation, Fraser Robertson is at the very top in the island

Key clients


Zedra Trust Company (Jersey) Limited

Work highlights

  • Represented Santander in the court-approved transfer of the banking business of the bank’s Jersey branch.
  • Represented a trust beneficiary in a unique decision regarding validity of revocation notices.
  • Acting for the Nigerian government in relation to a $300m claim over assets held in Jersey.
  • Representing Private Equity Fund Finance Limited in its application for directions from the court to effect an orderly winding-up of a Jersey limited partnership.

Collas Crill

Collas Crill has a full-service team with a solid roster of advocates offering leading expertise in their respective fields. Damian James leads on contentious trust matters for a client roster of local trust companies, banks and private clients. Nuno Santos-Costa, also handles, among other matters, property litigation and construction disputes - he also serves as a crown advocate, prosecuting serious criminal cases. The team also regularly acts on corporate litigation and complex, multi-jurisdictional family disputes. Danny Le Maistre is now at Ingram Advocates.

Practice head(s):

Nuno Santos-Costa; Damian James


‘Practical approach to resolution and key partners respected and recognised in their field.’

‘I watched the team take on an enormous piece of litigation very much at the last minute and they had an encyclopaedic knowledge of the papers. They are good advocates and extremely talented lawyers.’

‘Very modern and fluid approach.’

‘Excellence across all disciplines with a cohesive and effective collaborative approach within Jersey and through other jurisdictions. A true one-stop shop for serious Channel Island commercial disputes.’

‘Damian James and Nuno Santos-Costa are standout partners.’

‘Senior associate Sam Williams is a real star and a very promising advocate. He is also a very sound lawyer.’

‘Dan Boxall has an incredible eye for detail and considers every angle with great intellect.’

‘Damian James is always articulate and practical.’

‘Personable, client focused and legally gifted, the service offered is pretty perfect. Swift turn-arounds on complex issues and invariably spot-on in their advice and tactical nous.’

Key clients

Beresford Services Limited

Estera Trust (Jersey) Limited

Estera Trust (Isle of Man) Limited

Equiom (Jersey) Limited

Grant Thornton Limited


Vistra Trust Company (Jersey) Limited


Edwin Coe LLP

Farrer & Co


Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Mishcon de Reya

Pinsent Masons

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain

Vinson & Elkins

Zurich Insurance Company

Natwest Isle of Man

Andium Homes Limited

Dandara Jersey Limited

The Liberation Group Limited

Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc


Law Officers’ Department

Work highlights

  • Successfully halved Appleby Trust’s liability to pay equitable compensation in the high-profile Crociani litigation.
  • Acting for Robert Tchenguiz and two corporate trustees in connection with an ongoing, multi-faceted contentious trust dispute with Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees.
  • Acting for Salzgitter Mannesmann International in connection to the winding up of five insolvent Jersey companies on a just and equitable basis.
  • Instructed by HMRC on an urgent basis to apply to intervene in an application brought by the trustee-in-bankruptcy of a former billionaire made bankrupt in England.
  • Instructed by Alan Roberts and Jamie Toynton of Grant Thornton who were appointed by the Royal Court in September 2017 as receivers over a promissory note in the value of €52m.

Dickinson Gleeson

Dickinson Gleeson attracts an expanding client roster of trust companies, financial institutions, ultra-high-net-worth individuals and Jersey-based businesses. The core of the offering includes contentious trust, shareholder and insolvency disputes, and the team often handles asset tracing, fraud and employment disputes. Commercial, trust and regulatory litigator Robert Christie was elected to the partnership, joining James Dickinson and James Gleeson.

Practice head(s):

James Dickinson; James Gleeson

Other key lawyers:

Robert Christie


A veritable litigation force with a client-care that is second-to-none

Dickinson Gleeson holds its own against any and all of the firms in Jersey, even the larger ones

Dickinson Gleeson punches well above its weight by its stellar knowledge and experience of Jersey law

James Dickinson is a seriously clever chap who comes up with imaginative solutions to the most horrible legal problems

James Dickinson is able, sensible and very articulate

James Gleeson is very bright

James Gleeson works exceptionally hard for his clients. An excellent cross-examiner

James Dickinson works exceptionally hard for his clients. He takes complex litigation in his stride and assembles detailed facts and arguments into a clear and persuasive form

James Dickinson remains impressively hardworking, focused and committed and continues to offers prompt, high quality and pragmatic legal advice

Robert Christie is very bright and a pleasure to deal with

Key clients

LGL Trust


Moore Stephens


Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees S.A.

RBC Trust Company

Richard Campbell

Rossborough Insurance (Jersey) Limited

Trident Trust Company


Work highlights

  • Acting for the new trustee, Ocorian, in the long-running Crociani litigation.
  • Representing Rawlinson & Hunter in £72.5m of negligence claims against a former trustee for breaches of duty.
  • Acting for entrepreneur Richard Campbell in a long-running dispute concerning the recovery of assets (disputed value of £27m).
  • Acting for R. A. Rossborough in a £750,000 property dispute.
  • Advising Geneva Trust Company on the restructuring of eight connected Jersey trusts, where two are insolvent and face multiple claims to their assets.


Ogier’s dispute resolution team, led by Nick Williams , covers a range of high-value work. On top of its relationship with the corporate team handling court-sanctioned schemes of arrangement takeovers, fully contentious work includes trust litigation (including breach of duty matters), civil fraud claims, professional negligence claims and intellectual property litigation. the practice retains a strong client portfolio of institutional clients in the financial services, trust and insolvency fields. The firm also saw the addition of counsel Damian Evans from WALKERS who, alongside Edward Mackereth and Oliver Passmore, brings substantial expertise in trusts law as well as experience in TIEAs applications. In September 2019, the firm also added Nic Journeaux, previously of the London office of Carey OlsenNigel Sanders moved in the opposite direction to Evans.

Practice head(s):

Nick Williams

Other key lawyers:

Edward Mackereth; Oliver Passmore; James Angus; Damian Evans


An excellent set of lawyers

The team is approachable, knowledgeable and responsive

The team has vast experience in high-quality, multi-jurisdictional trust and commercial litigation

Knowledgeable and responsive

Edward Mackereth is a very astute litigator with a good sense for the right answer to a problem

Nick Williams is unflappable and a calm advocate

Edward Mackereth, Nick Williams and James Angus are measured, capable individuals who are approachable and empathetic

Key clients


Rawlinson & Hunter

Randgold Resources


Zedra Trust Company (Jersey) Limited


Grant Thornton

Moore Stephens


EFG Trustees

TMF Group

Praxis IFM

Lutea Trustees

Trident Trust

Azure Trust


Canaccord Wealth Genuity

The Viscount of Jersey

Parish Of St. Helier

Intermediate Capital Group

Boots Properties

United Company Rusal


Northern Trust Fiduciary Services (Guernsey) Limited

Intertrust Fiduciary Services (Jersey) Limited

Equity Trust (Jersey) Limited

First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC

Highvern Trustees

Stonehage Fleming

Work highlights

  • Represented Takeda Pharmaceuticals in its £46bn acquisition of Shire by scheme of arrangement.
  • Successfully represented Zedra Trust Company (Jersey) in an application seeking to set aside both the settlement and termination of two family trusts on grounds of tax consequences.


WALKERS’ dispute resolution practice has seen significant recent expansion, as exemplified by the recruitment of Nigel Sanders as head of the practice, greatly enhancing its expertise in international trust, commercial litigation and insolvency matters. Marc Seddon continues to be a go-to name in contentious trust and commercial litigation. The firm’s substantial global footprint also makes it well placed to handle cross-border insolvency matters. Senior associate James Turnbull is routinely praised by clients for his expertise in trust, fraud and commercial litigation. The office also includes group partner Fraser Hern, who relocated from Hong Kong in July 2018, bringing with him experience of litigation in the British Virgin Islands, where he is admitted.

Practice head(s):

Nigel Sanders; Marc Seddon; Fraser Hern

Other key lawyers:

James Turnbull


Pragmatic and very commercially minded

A very solid team

James Turnbull is a good all-round litigator, an effective court advocate and experienced and knowledgeable about trusts, insolvency and company matters

Marc Seddon is extremely approachable and commercially minded; always thinking of the long term relationship

Marc Seddon is a leading light in the dispute team who is trusted by his clients to deliver. Responsive and commercial

Fraser Hern gives good, experienced advice

Key clients

RBC Trustees

Botas International Limited

Consolidated Minerals Ltd

United Energy Group Plc

STM Fiduciaire Limited

Jersey Mutual Insurance Society

Work highlights

  • Representing the trustee of five charitable sub-trusts in the Trilogy Management Litigation.
  • Representing Consolidated Minerals Limited in constructive dismissal and breach of contract litigation.
  • Instructed by Botas International to contest the enforcement of arbitration awards amounting to in excess of £100m made against Turkish state-owned companies.
  • Advising Jersey Mutual Insurance Society on a significant fraud uncovered involving a former senior employee.
  • Advised and acted for United Energy Group, the purchaser by a scheme of arrangement, relating to the purchase of shares in Kuwait Energy Group.


BCR Law has a healthy list of local clients, who regularly instruct the team on insurance-backed work such as high-value clinical negligence, professional negligence and personal injury claims as well as more general commercial disputes. David Benest and Jeremy Heywood also have experience in contentious trust matters, property disputes and criminal law. Jean-Marie Renouf and Mark Renouf are now at Noirmont Consulting.

Practice head(s):

Jeremy Heywood

Other key lawyers:

David Benest


The team is very knowledgeable and instills confidence

A driven team that will go the extra mile

Key clients

Gowling WLG

Taylor Wessing


Berrymans Lace Mawer

Ageas Insurance Limited

Axa Insurance

Alex Picot Group

ARAG Insurance

Boodle Hatfield

Channel Islands Cooperative Society

Harcus Sinclair

His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor

Holman Fenwick Willan

Insurance Corporation of the Channel Islands

Jersey Financial Services Commission

Jersey General Hospital

LGL Trustees Limited

Lloyds Pharmacy

Medical Defence Union

Minister for Health & Social Services

NIG Insurance

Payne Hicks Beach

States of Jersey

Stewarts Law


Work highlights

  • Instructed by two siblings in a negligence claim against the Minister for Health & Social Services.
  • Instructed by The Jersey Financial Services Commission to defend an appeal against decisions made by the commission to remove a regulated entity’s registration.
  • Instructed by Aviva to recover costs paid out to an insured.
  • Instructed by Graham Pallot to bring an appeal of a decision by the Minister for Planning & Environment to refuse the client’s planning application.
  • Instructed by Petroleum Distributors (Jersey) to defend the client against a prosecution under Jersey’s health and safety legislation.

Seymour Law LLP

Previously known for its corporate services offering, Seymour Law LLP  entered the dispute resolution market with the recruitment of Mark Renouf and Jean-Marie Renouf from BCR Law. The team has a track record of commercial litigation, trust disputes, employment litigation, shareholder litigation and professional negligence cases. Regular clients include HNWIs, trustees, beneficiaries and local companies.

Practice head(s):

Mark Renouf

Other key lawyers:

Jean-Marie Renouf

Key clients


Aneta Jensen

Bowls Clubs


Work highlights

  • Represented a subsidiary of Kreston concerning the rectification of numerous historic Jersey trusts administered in other jurisdictions.
  • Represented Bowls Clubs in lengthy, multi-party proceedings involving multiple courts concerning membership rights.

Oben Law

Dispute resolution boutique Oben Law has a highly-praised and sought-after suite of advocates with a solid client list including local and international banks, trust companies, insolvency practitioners, directors of insolvent companies and corporate service providers. The ‘technically excellent’ David Wilson and ‘first-class litigator’ Simon Franckel are key names for trust disputes, many of which with elements of fraud and asset tracing and anti-money laundering matters. The firm also handles insolvency litigation, professional negligence matters (some of which for other law firms) and shareholder disputes.

Practice head(s):

Simon Franckel; David Wilson


David Wilson is very practical and commercial in his approach

Oben’s emphasis on availability and service time response is what sets the firm apart from competitors in the Jersey legal market

An extremely knowledgeable team and extremely pleasant to deal with

A high-performance team that compliments each other well

A quality boutique law firm with excellent technical competence and good partner accessibility

David Wilson is personable, professional, and has the knowledge and experience to be able to get to the crux of the matter straight away

David Wilson is an enormously talented disputes lawyer and his user-friendliness is what makes him different from competitors

Simon Franckel’s knowledge relating to data protection is outstanding and invaluable

Simon is very personable, proactive and offers practical, commercial advice and solutions

Simon Franckel is a reliable, pragmatic, dependable, straight-talking lawyer who provides excellent advice and pragmatic solutions for clients

Key clients


Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC



Zada Capital







Work highlights

  • Acted for Dubai Investment Bank in an action to set aside a Jersey trust, administered by Citigroup, on the basis that it comprised the proceeds of a $432m fraud.
  • Continuing to act for the Viscount of the Royal Court of Jersey in a challenge to an administered bankruptcy.
  • Advising directors of FCM on a hard-fought dispute between its beneficial owners, who are brothers.

Blakeley Legal

Blakeley Legal is a respected name in the field of criminal and civil litigation, with Olaf Blakeley representing both claimants and defendants in a number of high-profile cases.


Sinels often represents individuals and companies in mid-level domestic commercial disputes including breach of contract claims, defamation cases, property litigation, professional negligence and trust disputes. The team also provides expertise in fraud and asset recovery and insolvency matters. In addition, Steven Chiddicks also has expertise in construction disputes, having represented both employers and contractors in recent instructions. Philip Sinel is the firm's name partner.

Practice head(s):

Philip Sinel; Steven Chiddicks; Robin Leeuwenburg


A first-rate litigation firm

A strong boutique law firm with a reputation for taking the tough fights and getting stuck in

Sinels’ reputation on the island is for tough litigation, often coming up against big opponents and Jersey establishment

Tenacious and tactically astute litigators

Philip Sinel is extremely experienced and something of a tactical visionary

Steven Chiddicks is very hard-working and popular with clients

Steven Chiddicks is extremely conscientious, hard-working and fully up to speed on litigation strategy. A stand-out partner

Key clients

Amar Alwitry

Camerons Limited

F Nicholson & Sons Limited

Auriel Capital Limited

Alpha Strategies Limited

John Freeman

David Davies

Work highlights

  • Representing surgeon Amar Alwitry in an £8m breach of contract claim against the States Employment Board for dismissal after patient safety concerns were raised.
  • Representing building contractor Camerons Limited in a dispute over a multimillion-pound property development.
  • Representing Auriel Capital Limited in action taken against a disgruntled rouge ex-employee investor.
  • Represented two businessmen (John Freeman and David Davies) in a defamation claim against a former business partner.

Voisin Law

Voisin Law has a reputation for involvement in a range of commercial and trust litigation, construction disputes, regulatory matters and property disputes. Ashley Hoy and Estelle Burns are the key locally-qualified names.

Ward Yates

Boutique firm Ward Yates, previously known exclusively for its corporate, finance and trusts work, recently recruited the 'formidableElena Moran from Collas Crill to lead its dispute resolution practice. The firm now offers its roster of clients in the corporate and commercial, banking and finance and private client spheres contentious expertise covering matters including breach of fiduciary duty claims, Hastings-Bass applications and commercial litigation. Defamation is another area of expertise; Moran spent eight years in-house at the BBC.

Practice head(s):

Elena Moran


Elena Moran is an able and independent-minded lawyer who is able to take on complicated, bespoke tasks

Elena is exceptionally clever. She gets to grip with complex disputes rapidly

Elena is a tenacious advocate. She is energetic and shows great commitment to her clients

Elena Moran is a fiercely bright and energetic lawyer, dogged in pursuit of her client’s interests, with a shrewd tactical brain and a good sense of how to persuade a court

Elena Moran always looks to provide the best service for her clients

Key clients

Tepe Inșaat Sanayi AS

Sanne Fiduciary Services Limited

Ocorian Services Limited

RBC Trustees Limited

Work highlights

  • Acting for Tepe Inșaat Sanayi AS in a long-running dispute with a state owned entity over the enforcement of various ICC arbitration awards.