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Insolvency & Dispute Resolution


Advocate Adam Cole is a partner in Walkers’ Guernsey Insolvency & Dispute Resolution team, with wide commercial litigation experience and a particular interest in contentious insolvency matters, regulatory enforcement referrals and trust disputes.

He has been practising for over a decade and has been admitted in Guernsey since 2014. Prior to that Adam worked with a major international firm in London, specialising in insurance-related litigation.

Adam is a member of the Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts (ARIES) and was awarded a Distinction for the STEP Advanced Certificate in International Trusts Disputes.

He has been consistently recognised by both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

Admitted in:

England & Wales (not practising)



Prior to joining Walkers in January 2019, Adam was a Partner at another offshore law firm in Guernsey. Prior to moving offshore, he trained and worked in the insurance and reinsurance litigation department of CMS Cameron McKenna in London, also spending time on secondment to a major global insurance underwriter.


Member of the Chancery Bar Association

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Dispute resolution

The team at Walkers is ‘personable and able to express often complex technical arguments into a more understandable lay language‘, qualities it brings to bear in contentious and semi-contentious fiduciary and insolvency matters, and regulatory disputes. It is well integrated into the firm’s wider office network, enabling it to handle complex cross-border and multi-jurisdictional matters. Heading the team is Alison Ozanne , who is a qualified mediator, and has experience in ta variety of trust disputes. Sarah Brehaut  is on the steering committee for reform to the Royal Court procedure rules, and is a founding member of the women’s insolvency and restructuring confederation. Adam Cole has a background in insurance and reinsurance litigation, but has a more general offshore litigation practice that includes contentious insolvencies, trust and fiduciary disputes.