Martin Jones > Ferbrache & Farrell LLP > St Peters Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile

Ferbrache & Farrell LLP
SOMERS HOUSE, RUE DU PRE
ST PETER PORT
GY1 1LU
Guernsey

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Advocate, Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution

Career

Martin Jones is a founding partner of Ferbrache & Farrell LLP and is the head of the firm’s dispute resolution practice. He has significant local and international experience, having practised for almost 20 years. Prior to setting up Ferbrache & Farrell LLP, he practised commercial litigation in Guernsey at two leading international offshore law firms for almost 10 years. 

Martin specialises in complex local and international commercial litigation including trust and regulatory matters, cross-border fraud claims, multi-jurisdictional insolvency matters, asset tracing and contract and tort claims. He also has substantial experience in property, construction disputes and dealing with data protection issues. His clients have included regulated businesses and high net worth individuals and families. 

He qualified as a solicitor of England and Wales (currently non-practising) in September 1999 and practised at Masons (now Pinsent Masons) and a boutique commercial litigation practice based in London before moving to the Cayman Islands in 2003 with the law firm Campbells. Martin relocated to Guernsey late in 2006. Martin was admitted as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey in 2012. Martin also regularly presents external and internal conferences and seminars and produces articles and briefings on various topics and issues of interest.

Martin is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), a member of INSOL and the International Bar Association and an overseas member of the Chancery Bar Association.

Languages

English and Basic French

Memberships

Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, (non practicising) and as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Dispute resolution

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The ‘unflappable‘ practice head Martin Jones and ‘incredibly bright‘ counsel Robert Breckon of Ferbrache & Farrell LLP’s dispute resolution bench regularly handle on-island litigation pertaining to construction and boundary disputes, property investment redress, trust disputes for beneficiaries, and other commercial litigation. Peter Ferbrache remains a consultant and notary public to the firm following his election as Chief Minister of Guernsey in 2020. Associate Alison Antill provides essential support in trust disputes.