Simon Hurry > Collas Crill > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Collas Crill
GASPE HOUSE
66-72 ESPLANADE
ST HELIER
JE1 4XD
Jersey

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Group Partner and Advocate.

Simon is a group partner in our dispute resolution practice in Jersey and leads our contentious insolvency and restructuring department. Simon is a Jersey advocate and specialises in high value commercial and trust litigation (including ‘trust busting’), enforcement and asset tracing and cross-border insolvency matters. He is able to draw on multi-jurisdictional litigation and alternative dispute resolution experience having spent a number of years in our Cayman Islands office.
Simon has extensive experience in dispute resolution matters and has been involved in some of the Island’s largest and most complex cases, most recently in the Privy Council in the Z Trusts saga. He regularly appears before the Jersey courts at all levels. Simon has refined his practice to focus on commercial and trust litigation, enforcement and asset recovery (including the obtaining of urgent injunctive relief and trust ‘busting’) and cross-border insolvency. He is regularly instructed to advise office holders, boards of companies, creditors and shareholders.

Simon’s reputation as a leader in his respective fields continues to grow. He has been praised for his strong technical skills, attention to detail and for having a ‘real world’ approach to the law. He is regularly instructed by large onshore firms in complex cross-jurisdictional matters with a Jersey element and has a strong local network.

Career

  • 2009: Barrister – England & Wales (non-practising)
  • 2014: Jersey Advocate
  • 2015: Attorney – Cayman Islands (non-practising)

Languages

English

Memberships

  • Legal and Regulatory committee member of ARIES (Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts)
  • Channel Islands & Isle of Man committee member of Thought Leaders 4 FIRE (Fraud, Insolvency, Recovery and Enforcement)
  • INSOL International
  • Law Society of Jersey
  • Jersey International Legal Association
  • Institute of Directors

Education

Kingston University; College of Law; Institute of Law Jersey

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Simon HurryCollas Crill

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.