Collas Crill

Trusts Department

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What the team is known for Particularly adept in acting for Middle Eastern clients on Guernsey trust structures, including in connection with Shari'a-compliant wills and foundations. Offers further strengths in probate matters and pension trust work. Advises high net worth individuals and families, as well as local fiduciaries. Adept at establishing and restructuring foundations for clients.

Strengths A client says: "They provide excellent, clear advice; they are a very good outfit. They are very good at understanding what the client wants and they provide commercial advice."

Work highlights Drafted the trust instrument for metals company Emirates NBD's employee savings plan.

Notable practitioners

Angela Calnan leads the firm's fiduciary practice in Guernsey and the Middle East practice group. Sources say she is "very practical and approachable" and "stays calm under pressure."