Wayne Atkinson is easily approachable and responsive. He provides an amazing service.
Always proactive and excellent at balancing legal requirements with the needs and wishes of the client
Wayne Atkinson has a particularly pragmatic approach backed up by an in depth knowledge and excellent coordination and communication skills.
Technically very knowledgeable.
Wayne and Gareth managed to create a structure and framework from scratch and get a regulator to approve it. Their willingness to take on this piece of work and execute it makes them stand out.
Wayne Atkinson is very responsive and understands clients’ businesses.
Extremely knowledgeable but not protective of that knowledge...very approachable and always willing to assist
Credible across all areas
Responsive and innovative
He's a good technical lawyer. I have found he delivers efficient, focused points of advice, which is exactly what you want.
Wayne Atkinson is very responsive and understands clients’ businesses.
Always available, approachable and thinks outside of the box.
His knowledge of law and its application is extensive and has resulted in good results for many of the clients we have introduced to the firm.
Always proactive, excellent at balancing legal requirements with the needs and wishes of the client
Resonates with clients.
Technically sound and very responsive.
Wayne Atkinson is a very thoughtful lawyer who sees a big picture without neglecting minutiae. Very experienced.
Wayne Atkinson’s laid back manner with clients belies his tenacity in ensuring that both he and his team get the job done on a timely and cost-effective basis.
Wayne heads up Collas Crill's Guernsey Corporate, Finance & Funds team. He is a qualified Guernsey Advocate and BVI Attorney.
Wayne works with a broad range of regulated entities and investment funds on fundraising, transaction and investment structuring, commercial contracts and mergers and acquisitions.
As one of the leaders of Collas Crill's risk and regulatory team he also regularly advises businesses on regulatory compliance including money-laundering issues, listing rules requirements, competition law, data protection, ESG matters and Guernsey financial services regulation more generally.
Collas Crill's experienced Guernsey team regularly advise on the laws of both Sark and Alderney in addition to Guernsey itself.
Banks today face an ever increasing raft of challenges, both regulatory and commercial, as well as competition for deals from non-bank lenders and alternative funders. We provide our banking clients with a comprehensive service on- and off-transaction, including our plain English precedents for their business. We help our clients keep up with the changing landscape in order to remain competitive in the market place whilst delivering quality service to their own customers. Our clients focus on relationship banking and we work hard to support them in doing so. We also advise P2P lenders and invoice discounters on their lending and security arrangements, and their documentation.
For businesses, a relocation to the Channel Islands can bring significant advantages – Guernsey and Jersey's world leading financial services regulation and company laws are modern, business friendly and practical; a huge benefit for businesses in that sector. An added benefit of our financial services background for all businesses is the depth of highly skilled service providers on-island ready to assist your business. Guernsey and Jersey is ready to roll-out the welcome mat to new businesses and we're ideally placed to make introductions to the right people.
With a depth of multi-jurisdictional experience, we ensure that advice is provided in the context of other key offshore centres and with a knowledge of the bigger global picture. Our clients appreciate our proactive attitude, sensible and user-friendly advice, accuracy and honesty in pricing matters, and our senior-level involvement in all matters. In an increasingly complex, competitive and regulated market, we'll make sure your business or venture reaches its full potential.
We understand that the effective and efficient management of employment matters is not only an important risk management tool, but can add value to your business in the long term. We also understand that today's employment environment is more litigious than ever and not all issues can be mitigated or resolved. The stakes are often the highest in these cases, which is why our approach is to resolve conflicts in the most practical and sensitive manner – and always with the client's needs at the forefront.
Our fund specialists offer advice on all aspects relating to the establishment, authorisation and structuring of funds and related investment vehicles. We have particular expertise acting for emerging managers who are building their business and acting for institutional investors, including acting for private equity funds and sovereign wealth funds on joint venture and fund investments, as well as planning their internal corporate structures. We provide a highly personalised service working with our clients and their onshore counsel to build strong relationships over the long term.
The demand for professional advisers who understand the needs of clients in the region has never been more important. With Shariah-compliant products and Islamic finance becoming increasingly mainstream and integrated into the global financial system, it is important to partner with a team who understands the complexities of these structures, while also understanding how more traditional structures can be applied to meet the needs of Middle Eastern clients.
Our team is ideally placed to advise on and project manage relocations to Guernsey, Jersey or the Cayman Islands, advising on everything from company migrations, housing licenses and real estate matters through to introductions to other service providers and complementary local businesses. Some of our people have first-hand experience of relocating themselves, affording them a unique insight into the challenges and opportunities you are likely to face.
Collas Crill's multi-disciplinary approach to providing risk and regulatory services ensures that every aspect of our clients' businesses 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.
The Ladies' College has won this year's Collas Crill Guernsey Moot – holding onto the trophy for another year. Mathilda Litten and Evie Patterson from the Ladies' College...
The Ladies' College will be looking to hold onto their title when they face Elizabeth College in the 2023 Collas Crill Guernsey Moot final. Mathilda Litten and Evie...
This week, the eyes of many of us around the world will be trained on Dubai as it hosts COP28. In September, the UAE Sustainable Finance Working Group put forward for...
Following our Fast Cars, fake art and $300,000 fish event earlier this year, Collas Crill Partners Wayne Atkinson and Nin Ritchie explore the world of collectibles in our...
Collas Crill has advised Van Mossel, a leading automotive group in Europe as they agreed terms for the acquisition of Jacksons Group. Jacksons, which operates from six...
The Guernsey Financial Services Commission published its final draft of the Lending, Credit and Finance Rules and Guidance, 2023 (the "New Rules") on Thursday 19 January...
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Research into Guernsey’s entrepreneurial landscape has found 90% of new local start-ups or entrepreneurs are incorporating AI when running their business. Digital...
FULLY BOOKED Collas Crill Partners Wayne Atkinson, Michael Adkins and Nin Ritchie along with Sandra Lawrence from Collas Crill Compliance Limited, will be joined by...
The world of collectibles is constantly changing with new weird and wonderful asset classes coming to the fore alongside traditional art and antiques. This brings new...
FULLY BOOKED The world of collectibles is constantly changing with new weird and wonderful asset classes coming to the fore alongside traditional art and antiques. This...
Collas Crill invites you to join us at our Directors' Duties Conference, where the focus will be on Shareholder Activism. Join Partners David O'Hanlon, Wayne Atkinson and...
Wayne Atkinson is speaking at the first session of the GTA University Centre's Compliance CPD Series 2023. The series offers a fresh new look at challenges that are being...
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