Richard Sharp


Richard heads up the Guernsey office's insurance and reinsurance practice.  Richard's practice includes all aspects of insurance and reinsurance work, including captives, ILS and pension risk transfers.  He advised on the innovative ILS transaction that was the first in its sector to use blockchain for settlement.

Richard has considerable experience of offshore transactions and specialises in investment funds and listing matters. He previously worked for UK firm Cobbetts LLP where he advised on a wide range of private and public corporate transactions. Richard has also worked in-house for the corporate finance department of WH Ireland plc.  

Richard joined the firm in 2012 having worked for another leading Channel Islands firm for the previous five years and was called to the Guernsey Bar in 2014.


  • Advocate - Guernsey
  • Solicitor - England & Wales (non-practising)
  • 'Leading individual' - Legal 500 2021, 2020 and 2019
  • 'Next generation lawyers' - Legal 500 2018 and 2017

A good, steady analytical approach and gets to the heart of issues quickly

Legal 500

He is commercially astute and often has already anticipated our instructions and views

Legal 500

Richard Sharp is extremely responsive with an exceptional turnaround time

Legal 500