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Dickinson Gleeson
3RD FLOOR LE GALLAIS BUILDING
6 MINDEN PLACE
ST HELIER
JE2 4WQ
Jersey

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Pierre joined the firm as a Senior Associate in January 2019.  He specialises in trusts, company and commercial litigation with a particular focus on matters involving a private client aspect.

Since joining Dickinson Gleeson, Pierre has represented both corporate and private clients on a wide range of matters including a shareholder dispute involving the ownership of a household-name international operating company, resisting unfair prejudice proceedings and numerous trustee applications of both an administrative and contentious nature.

Pierre is a graduate of University College London where he read law.  He was called to the Bar of England & Wales by Gray’s Inn (currently non-practising) before re-training as a solicitor with Herbert Smith Freehills LLP where he worked for a number of years.  Pierre moved to Jersey in 2016 and, prior to joining Dickinson Gleeson, practiced in the dispute resolution department of another leading Jersey firm.  He is currently in the process of re-qualifying as a Jersey Advocate.

He has been described in the directories as being “as smart as they come” and “a name to note” (Legal 500 2018). Pierre has been listed in ePrivateclient’s “Top 35 Under 35” directory of rising stars in the private wealth in 2017, 2018 and 2020 and also as “One to Watch” in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite directory in 2018 and 2019.

Languages

English, French (good working knowledge), German (conversational), Urdu (conversational), Punjabi (basic)

Memberships

Law Society of England & Wales, Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

Education

University College London (Law)

Leisure

classic cars and oenology

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution

(Rising stars)

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An independent firm with a track record of representing key names in the island’s financial services economy, Dickinson Gleeson is active in a range of Chancery litigation representing various different stakeholders. James Dickinson‘s work includes complex cases with issues of legal professional privilege among others, as well as commercial disputes and asset recovery matters. James Gleeson represents leading trust companies in high-profile trusts cases including the Z Trusts and Crociani cases (in the latter, he represents the new trustees, Ocorian). Senior associate Guillaume Staal is a key name below partner level, and in 2019 well-regarded senior associate Pierre Ali-Noor joined from Mourant.