James Angus > Ogier > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Managing Associate


James is an experienced commercial disputes lawyer, specialising in contentious cross-border insolvency and restructuring. He is part of Ogier’s multi-disciplinary Restructuring and Corporate Recovery team, and has particular expertise in complex and high value shareholder and creditor schemes of arrangement. He was named one of the UK’s Top 35 Under 35 (2019), and maintains a busy practice as a courtroom advocate in all his areas of practice.


James read Classics with Linguistics as a Foundation Scholar at Queens’ College, Cambridge. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2012, to the Jersey Bar in 2015 and the Cayman Islands Bar in 2016.

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

James AngusOgier

The Jersey disputes team at Ogier has substantial trial and hearing experience. The team has been through a period of expansion recently, with the promotion to partner of trust litigator James Angus in February 2022. The group is led by Nick Williams , who co-leads the firm-wide regulatory practice, and specialises in a variety of disputes, including in relation to shareholders, trusts and estates and regulatory issues, where he focuses on the financial services sector. Global managing partner Edward Mackereth maintains a contentious trusts practice, but is also noted for cases involving fraud and asset tracing, as well as financial services regulation. Damian Evans  and Oliver Passmore  are also known for trusts litigation. Counsel Rebecca McNulty has built a strong cross-border contentious insolvency practice.