Funds specialists join Collas Day's corporate team
Guernsey law firm Collas Day has boosted its funds practice with the recruitment of Wayne Atkinson and Susan O'Leary.
Atkinson joins the firm as a senior associate from international firm Walkers in the British Virgin Islands where his practice focused on investment funds and general corporate transactions.
Prior to Walkers Atkinson worked in London at Herbert Smith in the firm's investment finds and regulatory team.
O'Leary (pictured) moved to Guernsey from Dublin firm Dillon Eustace at the end of the summer. Her expertise covers investment funds and financial services. During her time at Dillon Eustace, O'Leary was seconded to a French investment bank where she provided advice on Irish and Cayman Island domiciled investment funds.
Sean Cheong, partner in the commercial department, says: "We are delighted to welcome Wayne and Susan to our team. We have over recent months, noted a steady increase in funds activity, particularly in new funds set-up, financial services and regulatory advisory services as we continue to attract a greater market share and grow the market overall. In anticipation of this growing demand for funds and regulaotry services, we have recruited individuals with international experience in key areas which we feel are vital in today's global marketplace."
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