Another year another Sark to Jersey challenge. Dickinson Gleeson is pleased to support this event alongside 3D Events, Simon O’Donoghue and Axal Leine Recruitment raising valuable funds for Dementia Jersey.
The event is open to teams of 2-6 people, each competing head-to-head
to be the first team over the finish line. The challenge starts from the shores
of Sark and ends in the bay of Greve De Lecq.
This Saturday our very own Craig Swart will be taking part in the challenge, and we wish him and all others taking part good weather conditions and a fun competitive day in the water!
Dickinson Gleeson is delighted to have been
shortlisted for the Citywealth IFC Boutique Law Firm of the Year award, having
won this award for the last 4 years running. In addition, Dickinson
Gleeson has been shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year – Jersey award, Team of
the Year – Litigation Department award and partner Craig Swart has been
nominated for Advisor of the Year – Succession Planning/Trusts award.
Citywealth’s International Financial Centre Awards were established to
highlight the excellence of the advisers and managers in the private wealth
sector in the major international financial centres. These latest nominations
continue to demonstrate Dickinson Gleeson’s ability to undertake work of the
highest quality and complexity, the firm’s focus on client service and the
ability of its lawyers. The firm has been strengthened by the recent appointment of two
lawyers to support the firm’s award-winning litigation practice and has also
recently been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2021 STEP Awards.
Partner James Gleeson said: “We are very proud of the
team’s performance across a range of practice areas as reflected in the
nominations that we have received. We can only, as ever, thank our dedicated
and committed staff and our clients and the intermediaries with whom we work
for their continued support”.
The awards are judged by an expert panel and an
online vote which closes on 5th November 2021 and will be announced
at a Gala dinner on 26th January 2022.
Click to cast a vote in favour of Dickinson Gleeson’s nominations, noting that voters cannot vote for their own firms or colleagues: Shortlist
members of Dickinson Gleeson’s award-winning litigation department have been
shortlisted for the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2021.
Staal has been nominated for Lawyer of the Year IFC – Partner,
whilst Pierre Ali-Noor has been nominated for Lawyer of the Year IFC
– Senior/Managing Associate.
year, the awards
champion young professionals in the wealth sector and aims to highlight both
present and future leaders under forty years of age. The philosophy of the
contest is to support future leaders who excel at work but who also make an
important contribution to society.
Gleeson said of the nominations:
“I am delighted that Guillaume and Pierre have been
shortlisted for these awards. Their respective nominations serve to show
the strength-in-depth of the Dickinson Gleeson team and reflect the
contributions made by both Guillaume and Pierre over the last year.”
continues to be another successful
year for Dickinson Gleeson, with the firm having already been recognised as
Citywealth IFC Boutique Law Firm of the Year for the fourth year in a row. The
firm has also recently been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2021 STEP Awards.
winners of the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards will be announced on 11
We are delighted to announce that
Dickinson Gleeson has once again been listed as a finalist in the STEP Private Client Awards.
The firm has been nominated in the category of Boutique Law Firm of the Year
and is the only Jersey law firm to be listed, alongside four other
The STEP PCA awards highlight
excellence among private client solicitors/attorneys, accountants, barristers,
bankers, trust managers and financial advisors and are considered a
hallmark of excellence within the industry and confirmation to both clients and
peers of providing high quality advice and solutions.
Founding partner of Dickinson
Gleeson, James Gleeson said of the nomination:
“To be finalists, once again,
in the Boutique law firm category of the STEP PCA awards means an awful lot
to us, representing as they do validation of the firm by our peers in the
industry. Knowing the independent and rigorous judging process involved we are
delighted to have been shortlisted again. We are proud of, and
grateful to, our excellent and hardworking team for securing this nomination
for the seventh time.”
2021 continues to be another
successful year for Dickinson Gleeson. The firm was awarded Citywealth IFC
Boutique Law Firm of the Year for the fourth year in a row and won Citywealth’s
Litigation Team of the Year and Channel Island Lawyer of the Year (Craig Swart)
awards. The firm has also been strengthened by the recent appointment of two
lawyers to support the firm’s award-winning litigation practice.
The winners of the Awards will be announced at a virtual ceremony on 23 September 2021.
are delighted that for the 4th time Pierre Ali-Noor has been named
as one of eprivateclient’s Channel Islands Top 35 under 35.
Pierre is an English-qualified solicitor and
barrister (currently non-practising) with a broad advisory and commercial
litigation practice, with particular emphasis on trusts, fraud and investment
James Dickinson, managing partner, said: “Pierre
is a conscientious, hardworking, and committed member of our team. We are
delighted that he has been recognised and awarded this accolade”.
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Dickinson Gleeson has appointed a Consultant to support its
growing legal team.
Advocate Jane Martin has been recruited by the practice to further enhance its litigation offering, and brings with her a wealth of experience in commercial litigation and case management.
As former Chief Executive Officer of the Law Society of Jersey and previously a Managing Partner of a local law firm, Advocate Martin has enjoyed a varied career, which also includes being appointed as Crown Advocate and arguing cases on behalf of the prosecution in criminal trials.
Founding partner James Gleeson said of Jane’s appointment: “Jane has joined us at an exciting time in the firm’s journey. Jane’s expertise is invaluable in bolstering the team and providing the excellent all-round service that our clients expect from us”.
Advocate Martin will focus on a wide range of contentious trusts and companies
disputes, including advising trustees, high net worth individuals, companies and
Having qualified as an English solicitor, Jane was sworn in an Advocate of the Royal
Court in 1995. Commenting on her appointment, Jane added: “I was attracted to working for Dickinson Gleeson due to the high profile, complex cases that they undertake and the dynamic, can do attitude that has made them a market leader in
The appointment of Advocate Martin comes at the same time as the firm’s directory
rankings confirm the firm as a “veritable litigation force with a client-care that issecond-to-none”, by renowned legal directory the Legal 500.
The firm is also delighted that its two founding partners, Advocates Dickinson and Gleeson, have been awarded “Hall of Fame” status by the Legal 500.
The Legal 500 Hall of Fame notes those individuals who have received “constant praise by their clients for continued excellence”, highlighting the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of their profession.
The other leading directory, Chambers and Partners, has noted: 'They're intellectually rigorous and have great a practice" say sources, who add that it is "A great boutique firm."