William Margot > Keystone Law > Douglas, Isle Of Man > Lawyer Profile

Keystone Law
Isle Of Man

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial


William is both a Manx Advocate and qualified Solicitor in England and Wales advising on a range of legal issues affecting corporate organisations. He also advises on a range of real estate and asset finance matters acting for banks, lenders (including alternative lenders and challenger banks) and borrowers in respect of the financing of Isle of Man entities, in particular companies, partnerships and trusts.
Prior to joining Keystone, William worked for ten years in the corporate and private client teams of two IOM-based international law firms. He also served as In-house Legal Counsel at OCRA Worldwide.


  • Corporate law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Restructuring of real-estate holding companies
  • Partnerships
  • Funds
  • Due diligence
  • Corporate governance


Qualified as a solicitor in 2008, joined Keystone in 2016

Lawyer Rankings

Isle of Man > Insurance and pensions

Keystone Law provides a full service offering regarding pensions and insurance matters, including the establishment of domestic and international pensions; pension scheme wind-ups, buy-ins, and buy-outs; and international and domestic regulatory and tax matters. Ben Hughes is a key contact regarding pensions and benefits matters, particularly both private and public occupational pension schemes. William Margot supports Hughes on corporate and insurance matters, especially involving international retirement benefit schemes.

Isle of Man > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Next Generation Partners)

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Key names at Keystone Law include Geoff Kermeen , whose is experienced in providing advice to lenders and investors on asset finance transactions. Sally Cranshaw  assists investment funds and high net worth individuals with real estate finance matters. Stephen Rodd , William Margot and Hazel Dawson also come recommended.

Isle of Man > Corporate and commercial

(Next Generation Partners)

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Keystone Law has an emphasis on high value M&A deals in the jurisdiction, as well as the financial services sector. This includes a client base of banks, trusts and corporate services providers. Hazel Dawson and Vicci Laslett have advised on the listing of a number of trusts on The International Stock Exchange. Geoff Kermeen and Sally Cranshaw are highlighted for their services in deals relating to real estate, as is William Margot, for his expertise handling cross-border M&A deals.