Amy Davies

Amy Davies 

Senior Associate | Guernsey

Financial Services and Regulatory

Overview

Amy is a Senior Associate in the Financial Services and Regulatory team in Guernsey. Her practice encompasses a range of work, including regulatory, financial services disputes and criminal.

"I pride myself on being able to analyse the information before me, swiftly identifying the surest route to success. I have a significant amount of experience of working with people in crisis, helping them to focus on the important issues, ensuring the best possible outcome. "

Experience

Amy has experience in assisting in the investigation of internal Suspicious Activity Reports before deciding whether to externalise the suspicion, as well as the interpretation of legal orders and collation of all the captured documentation. She has been involved in undertaking the prosecution of complex fraud matters, including the charging decision, preparation of court papers and Advocacy.

Background

Amy qualified as a solicitor in 2009 and gained her Higher Rights of Audience in England and Wales a year later. Amy started her career in criminal defence, before commissioning as an Officer in the Army Legal Service. This saw her posted within the UK and overseas. Upon leaving the Army Amy joined the Crown Prosecution Service, where she undertook a broad range of criminal work. Before joining Collas Crill Amy spent two years specialising in financial crime prevention at a private bank.

Amy was admitted to the Guernsey Bar in November 2023.

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Abigail Sanders

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My services
Regulatory
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Our multi-disciplinary approach to providing risk and regulatory consultancy services ensures that every aspect of our clients' business is covered. By drawing on the skills and experience of a highly experienced team of lawyers with expertise from across the firm, we are able to deal with all legal compliance issues that could affect your business, whether contentious or non-contentious. The assistance we are able to provide ranges from strategic matters to specific operational issues.

Collas Crill's market-leading fraud, financial and white collar crime practice sits within our regulatory practice. Uniquely offering a mix of both civil and criminal fraud litigation experience, from internal investigations, to injunctions, to defence and enforcement, the team can lead clients through the most challenging of circumstances.

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Fraud, asset tracing, freezing, recovery and enforcement
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We're used to working as part of a multi-jurisdictional team, capable of reacting and responding quickly to urgent requests for assistance with locating and freezing assets. As sophisticated defendants become more adept at dissipating assets, we've been involved in cases that created new law in relation to a party's ability to trace assets and recover their losses. With their ability to deal with complex issues the team deliver clear, commercial advice on the availability and likely success of recovery methods.

Contentious risk and regulatory
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In regulatory disputes there are often fine lines between the usual wrangling with the regulator and something more serious – by matching our mix of experienced contentious and non-contentious lawyers to the particular problem at hand, we achieve better and more efficient outcomes. As regulatory experts, we frequently act on contentious matters and can leverage our experience to help clients achieve the highest regulatory standards and avoid common pitfalls.

26 Jan 2024

SAR Wars

Further to Bailiwick of Guernsey Consent Regime guidance issued in April 2023 (Guidance), a recent change in approach from the Guernsey Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) is set to make the difficult role of Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) more ...

2 Jan 2024

Collas Crill announces promotions across its global practice groups

Collas Crill has made a number of promotions across its Channel Island and Caribbean offices. In the Channel Islands, Jersey-based Fritha Ford and Lynne Calder have been promoted to Group Partner and in Guernsey Amy Davies has been promoted to Senior Ass...

13 Nov 2023

Advocates called to Guernsey Bar

Collas Crill Associates Amy Davies and Jazzmin Le Prevost have been admitted to the Guernsey Bar. Amy joined Collas Crill in 2022 and is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. Her practice encompasses a range of work, including regulatory, financia...

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