Damian Evans > Ogier > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Ogier
44 THE ESPLANADE
ST HELIER
JE4 9WG
Jersey

Work Department

Partner, Dispute Resolution

Position

Damian specialises in all aspects of dispute resolution and insolvency with a particular emphasis on contentious and non-contentious trust cases.    

He has been involved in some of the most intricate and advanced trust litigation in Jersey as well as being regularly engaged in applications concerning the blessing of momentous trustee decisions, rectification, mistake and ratification.

Damian has also been involved in the leading Jersey cases concerning Tax Information Exchange Agreements and the application of Sovereign Immunity in the context of enforcement of international arbitration awards.

Legal 500 2019 ranks Damian in Tier 1 as a “Leading Individual” for dispute resolution describing him as ‘extremely intelligent, brilliant in court, unfailingly practical and results-driven’.

Career

Damian joined Ogier in January 2019, having previously been head of the Trust Disputes group at another large firm in Jersey.

Memberships

Damian is a member of:

  • The Jersey Law Society;
  • The Middle Temple;
  • The Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS);
  • The Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts (ARIES); and
  • An overseas member of the Chancery Bar Association of England and Wales.

Education

Admitted in:

2012 – Jersey

2000 – England and Wales

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Damian EvansOgier

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.