William Simpson specialises in investment funds, structured finance, banking, corporate and commercial work, and trusts.
Having qualified as an English barrister he practised in the UK including a spell at Leeds University as an assistant tutor in the law of trusts, followed by a period in the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands before moving to Guernsey in 1991.
He became a Guernsey Advocate in 1996 and joined Ogier’s Guernsey office in 2002. Simpson was managing partner of Ogier in Guernsey from 2002-2013.
Simpson is recognised by industry commentators as a leading specialist in his areas of expertise for Guernsey and featured in the 2013 Edition of “Who’s Who Legal” for private funds lawyers and “Who’s Who Legal” for banking lawyers.
He was named as a leading individual for Investment funds in Guernsey by Legal 500 in 2013 and as a leading private client lawyer in Guernsey by “The International Who’s Who of Private Client Lawyers 2013.” Simpson is a member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP). He features in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in the UK in the banking and finance, corporate finance, investment funds and offshore sections.
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This material has been sourced from the Ogier website.