Ogier in Guernsey has seen an exceptional performance in the newly released Legal 500 and IFLR 1000 legal directories, with 14 new individual rankings and the promotion of five service lines.

In the Legal 500 2020, Ogier has entered the new Capital Markets category in the top tier, with the office's Corporate and M&A and Dispute Resolution teams also hitting the top spot, while in IFLR 1000 the Guernsey office has also maintained top tier status for Financial & Corporate and Investment Funds.

The Guernsey office now has seven ranked individuals in IFLR 1000, with Practice Partner Marcus Leese named Market Leader, Christopher Jones and Bryon Rees Highly Regarded, Craig Cordle named a Rising Star, and new rankings for Tim Clipstone (Highly Regarded), and for Paul Chanter and Michelle Watson Bunn (Rising Stars).

In the Legal 500 there have been 11 new individual rankings. Simon Davies is in the Hall of Fame alongside Martyn Baudains who has been newly promoted to the rank this year. Craig Cordle, Gavin Ferguson, Christopher Jones, Marcus Leese, Mathew Newman and Bryon Rees have all been named Leading Individuals, Rachel Richardson has been named Next Generation, and Martín Casas, Alice Bricogne, Paul Chanter, Diana Collas, Piers Dereham, Sam Dingle, Oliver Quarmby have all been named Rising Stars. Tim Clipstone and Bryan de Verneuil-Smith have both been recommended.

Practice Partner Marcus Leese said: "We are delighted with Ogier in Guernsey's results in the IFLR and Legal 500 directories. Our team prides itself on high quality service delivered by high quality people, and the promotion of so many of our service lines and individuals, particularly in the rising star category, shows that the clients and intermediaries we serve recognise and value the quality of our work. I'd like to congratulate all the members of the Guernsey team on their well-earned recognition."