Edward Mackereth > Ogier > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Dispute Resolution.


Edward Mackereth is Ogier’s Global Managing Partner.

A partner in Ogier’s Dispute Resolution and Trust Advisory groups, he was previously global head of Ogier’s Dispute Resolution group.

Edward continues to work with core clients. His practice encompasses trusts, fraud and asset tracing, financial services regulation and disputes, restructuring and insolvency, banking and anti-money laundering law and regulation, contractual, shareholder and boardroom disputes.

Edward’s trusts practice is part of Ogier’s Trust Advisory Group and he has been recognised as one of the top lawyers in his field across the UK and Crown Dependencies by leading market commentator Citywealth, naming him within their Contentious Trusts Top 10. Additionally, Edward is a ranked lawyer in the 2018 edition of Chambers UK and The Legal 500 2019.

He joined Ogier in 2004 and became a Partner in 2010. He was previously a partner in a commercial firm in the City of London.


Trained Nicholson Graham-Jones; Nicholson Graham-Jones trainee to partner 1995-2004; Ogier 2004 to date.


Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association, the Law Society of Jersey and the Chancery Bar Association (overseas member).


Reading University (1990 BA Politics and International Relations 2(1)). Admitted in England and Wales 1997; Jersey 2008.

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution

(Hall of Fame)

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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.