Nick Ward – Partner

Nick has over 20 years’ legal experience, including over 15 years offshore. He has significant expertise advising on the full range of legal, commercial and regulatory issues relevant to the establishment, operation and financing of Jersey vehicles ranging from companies and partnerships through to trusts and foundations.  He brings not only his legal expertise but also a practical viewpoint having also acted as a director of several asset holding and financing vehicles.

Nick was recommended by Legal 500 in 2017 in the category of corporate and commercial and named as a leading individual for banking and finance. He has been consistently ranked by Legal 500 for a number of years being described as “proactive and to the point”; praised for his ability to “cut through the issues”; a “well-respected” adviser; first rate” and “an erudite individual with a pragmatic approach”; most recently Legal 500 2017 described him as having “second-to-none technical knowledge”.

Nick graduated from Durham University in 1991 with a first class degree in Russian, Italian and Philosophy. He qualified as an English solicitor in 1996. He was sworn in as an advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey in 2006 and became a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Court (British Virgin Islands) in 2008. He currently advises on both Jersey and BVI law.

CONTACT

T: +44 (0) 1534 883855
M: +44 (0) 7797 754996
E: nicholas.ward@wardyates.com