Ms Alison Ozanne > Walkers > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile

Walkers
12-14 NEW STREET
ST PETER PORT
GY1 2PF
Guernsey

Work Department

Insolvency and Dispute Resolution

Position

Alison is a partner and head of the Guernsey Dispute Resolution team. She is recognised in Legal 500’s “Hall of Fame”. Alison has considerable experience in relation to trust, banking, insolvency and insurance litigation, as well as general corporate disputes.  She appears regularly in front of the Royal Court and Court of Appeal. Alison is a regular speaker at conferences in Guernsey, the UK and internationally, particularly in relation to trust litigation corporate governance and AML issues

Career

Alison was a founding partner of AO Hall, Walkers (Guernsey) LLP predecessor firm. Prior to that, Alison practiced as a Partner with a leading offshore firm from 2000 – 2004 and another leading law firm also in Guernsey in 1999. Before moving offshore, Alison practised in the City of London for a number of years with Nicolson Graham & Jones (now K & L Gates LLP).

Languages

English

Education

Admitted in Guernsey, England and Wales (not practising)

Qualifications;1991 ADR Group Mediator and MA(Oxon), UK

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Dispute resolution

(Hall of Fame)

Alison OzanneWalkers

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.