Paul  Wilkes

Paul Wilkes

Group Partner

  • Very client-focused and highly effective at getting deals done
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  • Extremely proactive and commercial with strong business acumen
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  • Has commerciality in determining structures that work for both sides of the table
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  • Commercially savvy as well as technically proficient
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  • Excellent commercial sense and excellent legal knowledge
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"Seeing a client's success and growth over a number of years is the most rewarding part of what I do. Building strong, long-term relationships is the key to our success. It's what makes what we do fun."

Paul heads up Collas Crill's corporate, finance and funds team. He specialises in investment funds and banking, advising on the establishment and regulation of open and closed ended funds.

He also advises private equity executives on the structuring of carried interest and related matters. Paul's banking practice involves acting for lenders and borrowers, advising on Guernsey regulatory and security issues, and as advisor to banks in enforcement situations.

Paul has advised on complex, multi-jurisdictional lending transactions involving Guernsey investment funds as borrowers, as well as Guernsey asset-holding vehicles.

Paul is also actively involved in local industry, sitting as an elected member of the Guernsey Investment Funds Association Executive Committee.

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