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Work Department

Dispute Resolution.


Nick Williams is a Partner who specialises in dispute resolution and restructuring and insolvency who also has a broad experience of complex and often multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation. He co-chairs the firm’s Regulatory Group, taking particular responsibility for contentious aspects. Nick’s practice encompasses trusts disputes, corporate, financial and regulatory litigation, and fraud and asset tracing.


 Senior Associate at Clifford Chance 2001-2007; Managing Associate at Ogier 2007; Partner at Ogier 2013.


College of Law, York,  LPC Distinction 1999 – 2000; College of Law, York,  CPE Law, Commendation 1998 – 1999; University of York Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) History 2:1 (1995 – 1998); St Paul’s School (1989 – 1994). Admitted in England & Wales 2003; Jersey 2010.

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Jersey > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution

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Nick WilliamsOgier

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.