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HIRZEL COURT, HIRZEL STREET, ST PETER PORT, GY1 3 BN, GUERNSEY
Tel:
Work 01481 755600
Fax:
Fax 01481 728992
Email:
Web:
www.applebyglobal.com
Appleby, Anthony Williams, St Peter Port, GUERNSEY

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Anthony Williams

Tel:
Work +44 (0)1481 755 622
Email:
Web:
www.applebyglobal.com
Appleby

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Dispute Resolution

Position

Anthony is Head of Dispute Resolution in Guernsey.

Anthony has significant experience in many areas of corporate litigation and dispute resolution. He has a particular expertise in high value and complex commercial litigation, with particular focus on investment fund disputes, regulatory enforcement, contentious insolvency matters, asset-tracing and recovery work, and trust litigation. Anthony has also appeared with success in the Court of Appeal.

Anthony’s experience includes:

  • Advising HSBC on the transfer of their banking businesses in both Jersey and Guernsey into the respective Jersey and Guernsey branches of HSBC Bank Plc pursuant to a scheme in each jurisdiction. This is the first court sanctioned scheme of this kind in Guernsey
  • Acting for a minority shareholder in multi-jurisdictional proceedings involving high value and strategic assets located in the Russian Federation, in connection with a high profile and complex dispute involving the majority shareholders.
  • Advising a prominent trustee in relation to an application for norwich pharmacal relief in connection with an ongoing dispute in England concerning a major fraud involving high value assets located in Eastern Europe.
  • Acting for an Icelandic bank in connection with an application to recognise foreign insolvency proceedings.
  • Acting for and advising a prominent custodian in relation to proceedings involving an investment fund providing litigation funding services.
  • Acting for a major US Hedge fund in relation to a dispute involving a Guernsey investment fund.
  • Acting for a global bank in connection with claw back claims instituted by the US Trustee of Madoff and the Liquidators of Fairfield.
  • Regularly advising various funds and fund service providers including custodians and investment managers / advisors as regards their rights and obligations vis-à-vis one another and the proper interpretation of the constitutive documents.

Career

Anthony qualified as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey in 2012. Anthony is also admitted to the roll of solicitors of England and Wales (non-practising) and as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia.

Languages

English

Member

Anthony is a member of R3, INSOL International, the Insolvency Practitioners Association, and the Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts.

Education

University of Queensland (Australia); Université de Caen (France)


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Dispute resolution

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Anthony Williams - Appleby

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Appleby boasts a strong data protection and regulatory offering following the addition to the team of a number of key advocates in this area including Richard Field. Practice head Anthony Williams has a particular expertise in investment disputes, contentious insolvency, asset‐tracing and trust litigation actions. The team’s client list includes a number of significant global financial services companies, trust structures, local businesses and private clients.

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