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Philip Nicol-Gent

Philip Nicol-Gent

Andrew Mead
  • Appointed to IRB: 1 January 2016


Philip Nicol-Gent was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1991 and worked in private practice until 2000 when he moved to Guernsey to work for the Attorney-General. He was called to the Guernsey Bar in 2003 after studying at L'Université de Caen, France. While working at the Attorney-General's Chambers, Philip advised the Government and Guernsey Financial Services Commission on the purchase of the Guernsey Airline, Aurigny and led on the administration and ultimate liquidation of Landsbanki (Guernsey) Ltd.

Philip has also held appointments from the Royal Court in significant cases as an amicus curiae. Between 2009 and 2012 he was a Delegate of HM Solicitor-General. In 2011 Philip moved to work at the Guernsey Financial Services Commission and has been its General Counsel since 2013.

Declaration of Interests

Membership of, or interests in, formal bodies or groups, including other professional bodies

  • Barrister, England and Wales (called to the Bar by the Inner Temple)
  • Advocate, Guernsey

Membership of ICAEW Council, ICAEW Boards and other ICAEW Committees

  • ICAEW Independent Regulatory Board (IRB)

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