Michael Adkins > Collas Crill > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile

Collas Crill
GLATEGNY COURT, PO BOX 140
GLATEGNY ESPLANADE
ST PETER PORT
GY1 4EW
Guernsey

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Michael is a Partner and Advocate, specialising in regulatory and public law disputes, insolvency and reconstruction cases, and trust disputes.  Michael advises clients on all aspects of their relationships with regulators, customers and competitors. This includes advice relating to initial compliance and licencing matters through to investigations and litigation of disputes.

Michael heads up the firm’s market leading contentious regulatory and public law and insolvency practices.

Career

Qualified 2004, Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) advising and representing ASIC in relation to a range of contentious matters in the financial services, insolvency and corporate governance spheres; joined Collas Crill 2009, admitted as advocate of the Royal Court and promoted to partner in 2014.

Memberships

Member of INSOL International
Member International Bar Association (Insolvency Section)
Associate Member of R3

Education

Deakin University (2003 BA, LLB); University of Melbourne (2007 LLM); University of Caen (2014 Certificate d’études Juridique Français et Normandes).

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Michael AdkinsCollas Crill

Collas Crill‘s dispute resolution practitioners have an impressive director and shareholder litigation practice, regularly involved in major corporate litigation. Contentious trusts and probate are a mainstay for the team, which also has an impressive contentious insolvency practice. Taking the lead is managing partner Christian Hay , secretary of the Guernsey Bar Council with experience in arbitrations. Gareth Bell  has a varied practice that involves contentious trusts, company and insolvency matters, in addition to profession negligence cases and financial services disputes; while Michael Adkins  focuses on insolvency and risk assessment, as well as regulatory issues. Ben Havard  has a specialism in disputes arising from distressed trust structures; and Nin Ritchie  has developed a reputation for handling cases involving financial crime, anti-bribery, corruption and sanctions issues.