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Lynne Calder

Lynne Calder 

Senior Associate | Jersey

  • Rising Star
    Legal 500
  • A most able and conscientious yet pragmatic lawyer
    Client feedback
  • Lynne Calder is astute and easily gets to the nub of a matter. She is very good with clients, gives sound advice and has a tremendous ability to produce high-quality work.
    Legal 500 2022
  • Lynne Calder is a Senior Associate; she is an extremely bright lawyer who swiftly gets to the core of a dispute and unfailingly manages to produce high quality work. Her client facing skills are first class.
    Legal 500

Overview

Lynne joined the firm in September 2016 and is part of the Dispute Resolution team, offering specialised private client services.

She undertakes a wide range of civil and commercial and regulatory matters with particular emphasis on construction disputes, contentious trusts, banking litigation, property and professional negligence claims.

Experience

Lynne has significant experience representing high-profile clients in a range of contractual and commercial disputes, the team being the favoured advisor for many of Jersey's high net worth individuals and families on their private, property, trust and family disputes.

Background 

Lynne was sworn in as an Advocate of the Royal Court on 4 March 2021 and admitted to the Jersey Bar. Lynne was also presented with the Law of Contract award and the Testate and Intestate Succession award in recognition for achieving the highest mark in the 2019 and 2020 examinations respectively, both examinations taken as part of her studies to qualify as a Jersey Advocate.

She qualified as a Scottish solicitor in 2002, having obtained an LLB (Hons) Law Degree from the University of Glasgow and my Diploma in Legal Practice. Prior to joining Collas Crill, Lynne worked for leading UK law firms in both Glasgow and Edinburgh and is a member of the Law Society of Scotland.

Awards

Lynne was listed as a 'recommended lawyer' in the Legal 500, 2017 UK edition and recognised as a 'rising star' in both the Legal 500, 2021 and 2022 UK editions.




My services
Commercial Real Estate
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At Collas Crill, our commercial property team includes some of the most highly regarded offshore commercial property lawyers. Our team is recognised and cited for its experience, commercial approach, exceptional service standards and its ability to deliver in a fast and efficient manner. Across Guernsey, Jersey and the Cayman Islands we have been involved in many of the most significant commercial property transactions of the last decade. We handle all aspects of commercial freehold and leasehold real estate, acting for both landlord and tenant, buyer and seller. We have the experience to guide you through every stage of a transaction with absolute confidence.

Contentious Trusts
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We represent trust corporations, HNWIs, individual trustees and beneficiaries, often dealing with novel points of law and creating new and innovative solutions to fit the needs of our clients. Given the international scope of settlors, investments and assets, we often co-ordinate advice from our multi-jurisdictional teams, meaning that our clients benefit from the knowledge and depth of experience of our people around the globe.

Dispute Resolution
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When your business is involved in any kind of legal dispute it's crucial to work with lawyers who are hands-on, cost-effective and flexible enough to respond quickly and intuitively to your unique situation and needs. We know that there are many different ways a dispute can be resolved and work closely with our clients to understand every aspect of their business, priorities and goals. This allows us to find the best way forward for our clients and to advise on the commercial implications of a dispute, ensuring the process remains as stress-free as possible. Our approach is practical, responsive and tailored to the client's interests. Our expertise and reputation means we're first choice for a range of clients, including banks, trust companies, high net worth individuals and top law firms.

Insolvency & Restructuring
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For financially distressed companies in need of restructuring and reorganisation, or for those where the opportunity to do so has passed or failed, Collas Crill’s insolvency and restructuring team work to achieve the most beneficial outcome in these difficult situations. 

Our team brings a wealth of experience from a range of diverse backgrounds to give quick, accurate, commercial advice, primarily across the financial services sector. 

Currently working on some of the largest and most complex cross-border insolvencies in the jurisdiction, we frequently advise top law firms from the People’s Republic of China, the United States, the United Kingdom and other jurisdictions. We are regularly briefed by Sovereign Wealth Funds and Fortune 500 Companies to advise on particular restructurings, as well as investment managers from Europe; the United States and Russia. 

At whatever stage we are engaged, our involvement will assist in identifying the on-going risks facing a client and to enable that client to continue to identify and to effectively manage deteriorating relationships with creditors, financiers, investors or other interested parties.

Private Client
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As global legislation, regulation and taxation constantly change and become more complex, it has never been more important to make long-term plans to secure your future, the future of your family or your business. We cut through the legal jargon to provide clear, practical advice when you most need it and anticipate the challenges you are likely to face so that you can rest assured you and your family are in safe hands at every step of the way.

News 6 Oct 2021

Top marks again for Lynne Calder

Senior Associate Lynne Calder has been recognised for achieving the highest mark in the Jersey Testate and Intestate Succession examination, taken in 2020 as part of her...

Insight 24 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Jersey Construction Work

The COVID-19 (Construction Work) (Jersey) Order 2020 (Construction Order) was enacted on 22 April 2020 and applies from 23 April 2020 onwards. The Construction Order will...

News 21 Feb 2020

Top marks in Advocates' exam

Lynne Calder, Senior Associate at Collas Crill, has been recognised for achieving the highest mark in the Jersey Law of Contract examination, taken in 2019 as part of her...

News 26 Sep 2016

New appointments at Collas Crill

Collas Crill has strengthened its Jersey office with three new appointments. Lucy Diggle and Sam Williams have been appointed as senior associates and Lynne Calder has...

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