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Carey Olsen

Trusts

3 ranked lawyersBand 1GuernseyEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Leading firm for Guernsey trust work, with noted ability for both contentious and non-contentious trust matters and private wealth management. Often called upon to advise on complex and multi-jurisdictional will and probate matters. Clients include high net worth families and individuals, fiduciaries and businesses. Frequently acts for clients from the Middle East and Asia.

Strengths

A source comments: "They are a tip-top firm and the people there are excellent."

A client notes: "They provide superb advice, are great to work with and are very responsive and helpful."

Notable practitioners

Konrad Friedlaender has a wealth of experience in the trusts space. He advises private clients and trust companies on a full suite of issues, with notable expertise on multi-jurisdictional mandates.
"He is an excellent trust and fiduciary specialist." "He is a very good technical lawyer."

Patricia Montgomery is known for her expertise in all aspects of fiduciary law and regularly advises trustees on estate and inheritance matters.

Russell Clark advises clients on both contentious and non-contentious issues. His areas of work include the operation and restructuring of trusts, as well as acquisitions of trust companies.
"He has a very strong reputation, is very easy to deal with and is very proactive." "He is a quality private wealth lawyer who is very technically proficient."

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Guernsey

Trusts


Konrad Friedlaender
Band 2
Patricia Montgomery
Band 3
Russell Clark
Band 1