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Collas Crill

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Of Counsel. Nin’s practice area covers a range of commercial regulatory and sanctions advice, and disputes within the financial services sector. These often include a multi-jurisdictional aspect and have involved jurisdiction disputes, insolvency and professional negligence claims. Her work specifically includes trust litigation and Nin has been involved in a number of semi-contentious and contentious trust matters spanning the courts of Guernsey, Jersey and other jurisdictions.

Nin has a strong sanctions practice that extends across transactional, advisory and contentious matters and is an expert in this legally complex and important developing area of practice. Nin has an established international network where clients require cross-jurisdictional sanctions advice.

Nin leads, and regularly presents at, an industry Risk & Regulatory forum created for leading individuals from a cross section of the finance sector to share information from a commercial and legal perspective, praised by one client as being “one of the most useful and progressive initiatives in the industry”. Nin regularly speaks at local conferences, and writes, on regulatory matters.

Key matters in 2020 include:

  • Advising on client regulatory obligations in respect of a new target market involving complex structuring; and, developing an appropriate risk based compliance framework.
  • Representing individuals in a regulatory enforcement matter focused on a Guernsey fund.
  • Advising on a financial crime matter in respect of the determination of provenance of funds.
  • Engaged to provide expert advice on Alderney e-gaming in respect of ongoing proceedings in England.


Joined Collas Crill as a trainee solicitor in 2010 and spent time on secondment at SJ Berwin LLP in 2011. She was admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales in 2012. Promoted to Of Counsel in 2021.


Guernsey International Legal Association and Institute of Directors


Guernsey Grammar School; Nottingham Law School, LLB (Hons).


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Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Dispute resolution

(Rising stars)

Nin RitchieCollas 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.