Nigel Sanders

Nigel leads Walkers' Channel Islands Insolvency and Dispute Resolution practice. He has a very broad based commercial litigation and arbitration practice and is experienced in handling local and multi-jurisdictional contentious matters arising in a wide range of areas. These typically involve helping clients in the financial services sector on matters involving trusts and probate, funds and company disputes as well as on fraud and asset tracking and insolvency. Nigel also advises on regulatory matters. He works closely with the firm's Private Capital and Trusts and Regulatory practice groups. Nigel has represented clients in a number of reported cases including: EVIC v Greater Deep Value Fund II Limited [2012] (just and equitable winding up of a Jersey fund); Re PW Trust [2010] (threatened proprietary claims against a trustee); Representation of Kentz Corporation [2014] (members scheme of arrangement); CPA v Keogh and St Paer [2015] (non-compete covenants in employment contracts); Biema Holdings Ltd & Ors v SG Hamrbos [2017] (breach of mandate claim connected to foreign criminal proceedings); RTI Limited v Mykolayiv Customs Office [2018] (letter of request from foreign court); ATF Overseas Holdings Limited v JCRA (appeal of competition law regulatory decision). Nigel has also appeared in a wide range of reported trust law decisions in Jersey. Nigel originally qualified as an English solicitor and worked for Macfarlanes prior to moving to Walkers in the Cayman Islands where he practised as an Attorney at Law between 2003 and 2006 . Nigel moved to Jersey in 2006 and rejoined Walkers as a partner in Jersey in 2019, having been a partner at another offshore firm in the intervening years. He qualified as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey in July 2009. He is also admitted in the British Virgin Islands.
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Enforcement guide—Jersey
Practice Note

This Practice Note contains a guide to enforcement in Jersey. It includes a wide range of information, including dealing with conflicting decisions, costs, currency, enforcement process, limitation, injunctive relief, recognition of judgments, service and pitfalls and types of enforceable order.

Practice areas

Membership

  • Jersey Law Society (Committee member)
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • INSOL

Panel

  • Specialist Panel

Education

  • The University of Hull, LLB Law
  • The Nottingham Trent University, LLM, Advanced Litigation

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