Alison Ozanne

Alison Ozanne


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Alison is a partner and head of the Guernsey Dispute Resolution team. She is recognised in Legal 500's "Hall of Fame", and by Chambers & Partners. Alison has considerable experience in relation to trust, banking, insolvency and insurance litigation, as well as general corporate disputes.  She appears regularly in front of the Royal Court and Court of Appeal. Alison is a regular speaker at conferences in Guernsey, the UK and internationally, particularly in relation to trust litigation corporate governance and AML issues

Alison was a founding partner of AO Hall, Walkers (Guernsey) LLP predecessor firm. Prior to that, Alison practiced as a Partner with a leading offshore firm from 2000 – 2004 and another leading law firm also in Guernsey in 1999. Before moving offshore, Alison practised in the City of London for a number of years with Nicolson Graham & Jones (now K & L Gates LLP).

Admitted In:
England and Wales (not practising)

2001 ADR Group Mediator
MA(Oxon), UK

2023 - Legal 500 - Dispute Resolution - Hall of Fame

2022 Legal 500 (Dispute Resolution) Hall of Fame - "Alison Ozanne is a superb advocate; truly exceptional in her qualifications, case management, strategy and remarkable in terms of her ability to provide genuine client support. She truly cares about her clients and this resonates with her prompt response and continuous contact. Alison is a rare breed of advocate who utilises empathy, integrity and the highest level of legal prowess to move cases forward and is very well respected for her ability locally. She has earned the respect provided to her and achieves results."

2023 Chambers UK - Band 3:

“She is personable and able to communicate complex matters in simple terms.”

“Alison is highly skilled, compassionate and responds promptly to matters. She is a brilliant advocate.”

2022 Who's Who Legal - Recommended - Asset Recovery

2021 Chambers UK - Band 3 - "I have found Alison to be supportive, strategic and dependably prompt in responding to queries, completing tasks well before deadlines." "She achieves results for her clients because she really cares for them."

2021 Legal 500 - (Dispute Resolution) Hall of Fame "Alison Ozanne is remarkable in terms of her ability to provide real and genuine client support and effectively manage a case with a high level of efficiency. She is exceptionally qualified and a pleasure to work with. She is the advocate of choice for a client who needs the job done with the highest level of support and experience."

2021 Who's Who Legal - Recommended - Asset Recovery

2021 Private Client Global Elite - Elite 

2021 Chambers UK - Band 3 - "She is available and approachable"

2020 Legal 500 - (Dispute Resolution) Hall of Fame "Alison Ozanne is an exceptional lawyer."

2020 Who's Who Legal - Private Client

2020 Citywealth Top 100 Trust Litigators

2020 Citywealth Top 10 Powerwomen Trust Litigators

2020 Chambers Global Guide - (Dispute Resolution) - "she is a good, robust advocate with a tactical mind who is very commercial."

2020 Chambers and Partners UK Guide - Notable Practitioner

2019 Recognised in inaugural Legal 50 "Hall of Fame".

2018 Legal 500 - (Dispute Resolution) Leading individuals "Practice head Alison Ozanne is a "superb advocate".

2018 IFC Power Women Top 200 - Citywealth Magazine

2015 Winner of the inaugural "Law Officers of the Crown Pro Bono Legal Award"

2015 Legal 500 - Leading Individual "very commercial and provides sound advice"

Non-executive director - Deutsche Bank International Trust Co Limited - 2015 to 2017

Non-executive director - Schroders Real Estate Investment Trust - 2014 - 2015

Non-executive director - Kleinwort Benson (Channel Islands) Limited and Kleinwort Benson CI Holdings Limited - 2007 - 2011

Former Trustee of Les Bourgs Hospice