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Gareth  Morgan

Gareth Morgan  

Group Partner*† | Guernsey

Corporate, Finance & Funds

  • Gareth Morgan’s innovative attitude works well with complex or unusual fund structures. Gareth is a “go-to” person who has worked on a number of firsts for the jurisdiction.
    Legal 500 2024 (UK)
  • Gareth is an excellent lawyer who helps us and our clients achieve sophisticated corporate and fund structures both on time and on budget.
    Chambers UK 2024
  • Helpful and easy to communicate with
    Legal 500
  • Gareth and Wayne (Atkinson) 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.
    Legal 500 (UK) 2023


Gareth is Group Partner in the Corporate, Funds and Finance team, working primarily in the areas of banking and corporate finance, security, investment funds and listings.

Gareth has extensive experience with high value, complex, multi-jurisdictional structures and regularly advises both institutional and private lenders at all stages of the lending process.

He also regularly advises clients on the establishment of all types of regulated investment fund structures, both open and closed-ended, and issuers of structured debt.

"Seeing clients succeed in their goals and knowing that we were able to help them along the way is one of the most rewarding parts of this profession, in my view. When our clients succeed, so do we."


Gareth has over 10 years of experience in the Guernsey financial services sector, and regularly advises on the establishment and licensing of all types of investment structures, both open and closed ended, as well as managers and advisers to such structures.

He also has extensive experience in all types of lending and security transactions including high value, complex, multi-jurisdictional financing structures and he regularly advises both institutional and private lenders at all stages of the lending process.

Gareth completed a secondment to Collas Crill’s Cayman office where he was working on all aspects of Cayman commercial law, but primarily mutual funds, private equity and structured finance. 


Gareth was admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales in 2009, and as a Cayman attorney in 2015. He was promoted to Group Partner in 2022. He is listed a Next Generation Partner in Legal 500.

Gareth is Vice Chair of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association's Education Sub-Committee.

†not a member of Collas Crill LLP in Guernsey
*admitted in England and Wales

* Executive Assistant
Natalie McLagan

Natalie McLagan

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Banking and Finance

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.

Corporate Advisory

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.

Investment Funds, Private Equity and Venture Capital

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.

Securities and Capital Markets

Our capital markets team has substantial onshore as well as offshore capital markets experience, giving us in depth understanding of all aspects of capital markets structures and the commercial drivers that underpin transactions. We advise on the full range of equity and debt capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, structured finance and securitisations, bond issuance, and TISE and CSX listings.

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