Ogier partner named in Top 10 contentious trusts lawyers in UK and Crown Dependencies

Ogier’s Edward Mackereth has been recognised as one of the top lawyers in his field across the UK and Crown Dependencies by leading market commentator Citywealth.

Edward is praised for his unique ability to provide practical advice in even the most complex trust disputes in Citywealth’s Contentious Trusts Top 10 section of its annual Leaders List.

Advocate Mackereth, a partner in Ogier’s Dispute Resolution team, is listed among powerhouses in UK trust litigation including experts from Farrer & Co, Withers, Wragge Lawrence Graham, MacFarlanes, Baker & Mackenzie and BLP.

According to Citywealth, clients say: “Edward demonstrates not only an excellent understanding of the law, but also excels in his ability to provide sound practical advice that ranges from the simple, to the most complex of trust disputes. That ability is unique and differentiates him from those in his field. He is a first choice and trusted adviser.”

Edward’s trusts practice is part of Ogier’s Trust Advisory Group, which was named the STEP International Legal Team of the Year in September 2015. Edward also specialises in regulatory, fraud and asset-tracing, and banking and commercial disputes. Ogier is currently The Lawyer’s Offshore Law Firm of the Year.