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Carey Olsen

Trusts

2 ranked lawyersBand 2JerseyGlobal 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Provides a broad range of experience in contentious and non-contentious trust matters for clients such as high net worth individuals, families and private trust companies. Areas of expertise include estate planning, pensions, foundations and philanthropic structures. Strong across the Channel Islands and the Caribbean. Provides comprehensive expertise, drawing upon strength in its offices in other offshore jurisdictions.

Strengths

One source notes: "They are excellent at handling complex matters and they are great at explaining things in easy-to-understand language. It's a real joy to have them involved."

An interviewee adds: "They are excellent in both breadth and strength. They are very commercial, traditional trust lawyers, who are very collaborative."

A client adds: "They keep us up-to-date and are very knowledgeable. I am very happy with the service they provide."

Notable practitioners

Alexa Saunders sustains a noteworthy practice where she principally represents clients on contentious trust matters.
"She's very approachable and very professional. She delivers her advice in a succinct and clear manner. She is also very pragmatic." "Alexa is highly intelligent, very thoughtful, very responsive and extremely practical."

Siobhan Riley leads Carey Olsen's Jersey trust practice. She is well regarded for her non-contentious trust work, advising trustees and trust companies on a wide range of matters.
"She is responsive, commercial and really understands the dynamics we have. I like working with her." "She is really great to work with. She is good at handling complex matters and making them easy to understand."

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Overview

Carey Olsen has 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.

Our offices in Hong Kong and Singapore, with growing private wealth practices, also ensure that we are able to advise clients in Asia on both contentious and non-contentious trusts and private wealth matters.

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

Riley, Siobhan (Head of Department)

Aldridge, Nichola

Connolly, Victoria

Currie, Julie

Dixon, Keith

Farrow, Sarah

Fitzgerald, Stephen

Holden, Richard

Kistler, Andreas

Le Boutillier, Tarina

Le Guillou, Elizabeth

Saunders, Alexa

Thomas, Huw

Woolrich, Louise

Trusts

Carey Olsen

firm
Location

47 Esplanade

St Helier

Jersey

UK

JE1 0BD

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Jersey

Trusts


Alexa Saunders
Band 2
Siobhan Riley
Band 2