The 2022 edition of the Spear’s 500 is here — James Dickinson and James Gleeson are delighted to again be included in the indispensable guide to the top private client advisers, wealth managers, lawyers and service providers for HNW individuals. This latest recognition reflects the breadth and quality of work undertaken at Dickinson Gleeson. https://spearswms.com/the-spears-500-2022-out-now/
We are delighted by the great feedback in The Legal 500 (Legalease) UK 2022 rankings. Our litigation team is described as a “robust litigation bench for insolvency and trust disputes … known for high-quality work in complex disputes”. We are particularly pleased to note that James Dickinson and James Gleeson have maintained their Hall of Fame individual rankings, whilst Guillaume Staal is recognised as a Next Generation Partner. Guillaume Staal is described as “very impressive. He understands the issues which need to be considered, is clear and concise in his drafting and is a real team player”. James Gleeson is noted as “a star – commercial, adept with court procedure and practically-minded”, whilst Pierre Ali-Noor, who maintains his ranking as a Rising Star, is praised as a “great senior associate who works extremely hard and with technical precision. One to watch for the future.”
Private client, trusts and tax:
Dickinson Gleeson are delighted with the firm’s rankings in The Legal 500 (Legalease) UK 2022 rankings for Jersey private wealth, trusts and tax. The Legal 500 notes that we are a “solutions-driven firm” and that our clients “benefit from direct and ongoing engagement of the most senior members of the firm”. Practice head Craig Swart is ranked as a Leading Individual and described as being “personable, honest, approachable, commercial”, whose pragmatic and calm advice is “highly appreciated and valued by his clients“.
Dickinson Gleeson are delighted to announce that all four of the firm’s partners James Dickinson, James Gleeson, Craig Swart and Guillaume Staal have been listed in Citywealth’s Top 100 Private Client Lawyers 2021. The list recognises lawyers who went above and beyond for their clients during the course of the Covid-19 pandemic.
This latest recognition reflects Dickinson Gleeson’s deep-rooted commitment to client service in the face of challenging and rapidly evolving circumstances, both locally and globally.
Partner Guillaume Staal said:
“After a challenging year we are delighted to see the firm’s strength in depth rewarded by the inclusion of all the firm’s partners in Citywealth’s Top 100 Private Client Lawyers 2021.
The firm’s responsiveness and pragmatism with partners leading from the front continues to be vindicated in a competitive marketplace. It is particularly gratifying to be recognised as having gone well above and beyond for our clients during the pandemic and the unprecedented challenges it has created.”
Dickinson Gleeson is pleased to report that Pierre Ali-Noor has passed his final examinations for Advocates and Solicitors in Jersey.
Pierre, who trained with Herbert Smith Freehills, is a Senior Associate in Dickinson Gleeson’s Litigation Team. Pierre has been listed in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite: Ones to Watch in 2018, 2019 and 2020-21, and in 2020 was, for the third time, named in ePrivateclient’s Top 35 Under 35 Channel Islands’ list. He is also short listed for the Citywealth Future Leaders award for Lawyer of the year IFC Senior/Managing Associate.
James Dickinson, Managing Partner, said: “We are delighted that Pierre has passed these exams. This is a significant milestone in Pierre’s career and a testament to his commitment and hard work. We wish him every success in the court room! We are pleased to have had the opportunity to support Pierre through this process.”
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.