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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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Collas Crill’s dispute resolution bench thrives on a steady stream of litigation involving contentious trusts, probates and shareholder agreements under the expertise of  ‘tireless advocate‘ Christian Hay, who heads the practice alongside Gareth Bell and David O’HanlonBen Havard’s contentious trust knowledge is applied to sensitive and high-value family disputes. Michael Adkins, senior associate Nin Ritchie and associate Emma Taylor bring regulatory expertise, with comprehensive wins against the GFSC recently being secured for high-profile individuals and commercial clients. Adkins and of counsel James Tee lead on substantial insolvency proceedings, recently on behalf of joint liquidators in the mining sector.