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Carey Olsen

Trusts

2 ranked lawyersBand 1GuernseyGlobal 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 in multi-jurisdictional mandates.
"He is an excellent trust and fiduciary specialist." "He is a very good technical lawyer."

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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Overview

Carey Olsen’s roots in Guernsey go back to 1898. Today we are the largest law firm in Guernsey, offering our clients the full range of corporate and finance, investment funds, dispute resolution and litigation, trust and private wealth as well as property legal advice.

We have one of the largest trusts and private wealth teams in the offshore world with 50 partners and associates providing advice on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey to local and international clients and their advisers.



We represent professional trustees, private individuals and families, banks, financial institutions and charities from all over the world. International law firms and accountancy practices look to us for support on projects that require specialist advice on the laws and regulations of our jurisdictions.



Our lawyers work across a range of structures including private, corporate, charitable, purpose and commercial trusts, foundations, partnerships and companies. We advise on settlor reserved power trusts, private trust company arrangements, pension and employee benefit schemes, wills and matters of inheritance, international estate planning, regulatory advice and trust-related disputes.



With a fully integrated practice, we also represent trustees and beneficiaries in contentious matters and administrative applications that need to be made to the court.

Members

Arstall, Laila

Clark, Russell

Clift, Nina

Currie, Julie

Kapp, Natasha

Lewis, Wendy

Trusts

Carey Olsen

firm
Location

PO Box 98

Carey House

Les Banques

St Peter Port

Guernsey

UK

GY1 4BZ

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Guernsey

Trusts


Konrad Friedlaender
Band 2
Russell Clark
Band 1