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Pensions Knowing what's inside matters

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Employment Positive direction in unchartered waters

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Untangling corporate law
in Guernsey

AO Hall

A fresh approach to trust law
in Guernsey

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QROPS - A Fresh Opportunity?

Free Breakfast Pensions Seminar to be held on Tuesday 3 March 2015.  Please click here for the full details and booking information....

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FinTech 2.0 Seminar

AO Hall’s first ‘FinTech’ event last year was a huge success. Over 120 delegates attended, including leaders in financial services, programmers, entrepreneurs,…...

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Protection and Exploitation of Intellectual Property Rights in Guernsey: An Overview

Historically, the offshore world has been known largely for its financial services industries.  Guernsey's decision to diversify its portfolio by establishing a…...

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Trustees' Costs - When is an Indemnity not an Indemnity?

A trustee may not always be entitled to rely on their indemnity to recover litigation costs in full out of the trust…...

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Shadow Directors - Power and Influence Bring Responsibility

Until relatively recently, shadow directors could exercise power and authority over the affairs of a company but without being subject to the same…...

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Legal Expertise

‘Very well informed’

Chambers Global

Senior Associate Kim Paiva is “Accessible, proactive with technical expertise and commercially aware”

Chambers UK and Chambers Global 2014

AO Hall are “superbly responsive”

Chambers, 2013

The “very sharp” Alison Ozanne typically represents financial services sector clients

Chambers UK, 2012

Managing Partner Louise Hall is “Extremely knowledgeable in employment law”

Legal 500, 2013

Alison is listed as a “leading individual” and as being “highly intelligent and a joy to work with”

Legal 500, 2011

Described as “a star” by sources, Group Partner Paul Buckle is known for his pensions expertise

Chambers UK, 2012

Senior Associate Victoria Pratt is ranked as “Up and Coming”

Chambers Europe 2012

“AO Hall’s Sam Shires is praised by peers”

Legal 500, 2012

"The highly sought after Alison Ozanne has good commercial sense and excellent knowledge of Guernsey procedure"

Chambers UK, 2009

"A very strong litigator I would always want on my side"

Legal 500, 2008

‘Helpful and approachable Paul Buckle advises on the formation of trusts and pension schemes and on disputes’

Chambers UK

"Widely respected, effective in Court"

Legal 500, 2009

Alison Ozanne was singled out as "outstanding"

Legal 500, 2010

AO Hall “bring City standards to Guernsey”

Chambers UK, 2009

AO Hall are “Deeply practical and always on top of the latest developments in the law”

Chambers UK, 2011

“Sam Shires wins glowing client feedback”

Chambers Europe, 2012

Group Partner Paul Buckle is described as “knowledgeable and technically excellent”

Chambers UK, 2010

Group Partner Paul Buckle is a ‘Prominent Figure’ in Contentious Trusts

Citywealth Leaders List, 2010

Partner Alison Ozanne is "a top notch litigator: friendly, approachable and generous with her time" and "effective, resilient and relentless"

Chambers UK, 2008

Group Partner Matt Sanders is “Methodical, knowledgeable and unflappable”

Legal 500, 2013

AO Hall are “approachable and well-organised”

Legal 500, 2013

AO Hall are “on a par with London firms”

Legal 500, 2010

Group Partner Paul Buckle is “Deeply practical and always on top of the latest developments in the law”

Chambers UK, 2011

Senior Associate Victoria Pratt is “Focused on practical solutions rather than an academic thesis with five options to choose from”

Chambers Europe, 2012

Group Partner Paul Buckle is “Respected for pensions advice” and is a “first choice for pension matters”

Legal 500, 2011

"Sam Shires wins glowing client feedback"

Chambers Europe, 2012

Group Partner Matt Sanders is “Approachable, friendly and straight talking”

Chambers UK, 2012

Group Partner Sam Shires is described by clients as “hugely approachable and superbly responsive, with a great technical knowledge”

Chambers Global, 2013

Recognised and endorsed by PLC "Which Lawyer?" in its Guernsey Investment Funds section, 2011

Senior Associate Rachael Beresford is “An excellent communicator”

Legal 500, 2013

Leading Senior Associate Kim Paiva is praised for her "unfailing patience" and "willingness to go the extra mile”

Chambers Europe, Chambers Global and Chambers UK, 2012

Matt Sanders is listed as an “associate to watch” and “approachable, friendly and straight talking”

Chambers UK, 2012

“AO Hall impresses us in that it takes a team approach, meaning that the level of service is alwaysconsistent."

Chambers, 2013

"Sam Shires is widely praised and "AO Hall's Sam Shires - is praised by peers"

Legal 500, 2012

Partner Alison Ozanne is “high octane, focused and energetic. She is very lively, entertaining and extremely clever”.

Chambers UK, 2013