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Collas Crill

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Group Partner. Sam is an experienced litigator who has worked in Jersey since January 2012 and was called to the Jersey bar in November 2015.   His practice includes complex and cross-border commercial litigation and court applications, with particular emphasis on contentious trusts, asset recovery, injunctions and corporate disputes.  His appearances in the Royal Court of Jersey have included the trial in Crociani v Crociani.


Sam joined Collas Crill in August 2016, prior to which he worked at another offshore law firm in Jersey and at Simmons & Simmons in London where he trained and qualified as an English solicitor (currently non-practising). 


Conversational French.


Law Society of Jersey; Law Society of England and Wales; Contentious Trusts Association


BA (hons.) First Class in Modern History, University of Oxford; College of Law; BPP Law School.


Spending time with family and enjoying music.

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

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According to clients of Collas Crill, ‘the advice given and case management is first rate‘. The team, which is most known for trust disputes, handles domestic and cross-border disputes, and in Jersey, lawyers have experience in cases before the Privy and Royal courts. Damian James  is the practice head, with a stellar reputation among clients for trust disputes, where he has substantial experience in high-value, multi-jurisdictional and -party cases, often working alongside Dan Boxall . Nuno Santos-Costa  is a commercial litigation expert, with a strong track-record in trust, contract and fraud-related cases. He also acts as a crown advocate, prosecuting criminal cases on the island. Simon Hurry ‘s practice spans corporate disputes, as well as insolvencies, fraud cases, asset tracing and recovery. Senior associate Lynne Calder  has developed a name for herself in construction and property disputes, but also takes on contentious trust issues, banking litigation and professional negligence claims. Sam Williams  is another key lawyer.