Ogier is "an obvious choice for high-value trust work" and its Guernsey Private Wealth team is led by one of the top two private client lawyers in the island, according to Chambers High Net Worth, an independent guide to the world's leading specialists in services to wealthy clients.

Released last week (9/7/20), Chambers HNW places Advocate Gavin Ferguson in Band 1 alongside only one other Guernsey lawyer, noting he is "a widely admired private wealth practitioner".

Chambers interviewees say Gavin is "a very good lawyer" with "a very good reputation" and "well known for being great with clients".

Alongside Gavin, senior associate Alice Bricogne, who has a broad array of expertise in offshore trust and private wealth matters, is named as a "rising star" who is "strong on contentious matters".

Chambers concludes that Ogier's Private Wealth team members in Guernsey, who advise on contentious and non-contentious matters and offer extensive expertise to wealthy families on cross-border structuring, "give excellent advice and are fully aware of all the considerations for wealthy private clients".

Head of Ogier's Private Wealth team in Guernsey Gavin Ferguson said: "This is excellent feedback for the team, and demonstrates the strong reputation our Private Wealth team maintains among peers and clients, locally and internationally. High value mandates and complex, cross-border work, both contentious and non-contentious, are what our team excels at, and I am pleased to see this reflected in the latest Chambers HNW guide."

Originally published July 15, 2020.

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