Mourant

Trusts Department

Guernsey
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What the team is known for Considerable strength in international and cross-border work, particularly for private client matters. Draws from a roster of global trust experts to advise on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious trust issues. Offers expert advisory work with a strong focus on court applications for high-value trust structures. Able to assist with multi-jurisdictional matters, particularly those involving Jersey, Cayman and the British Virgin Islands.

Strengths A client reports: "They are by far the most commercial and dynamic firm I have worked with and provide consistently high levels of service across various jurisdictions."

A source adds that "they are global firm who are well connected with key advisers all over the world."

Notable practitioners

Catherine Moore advises on trust and other wealth holding structures for both individual and institutional clients. Sources describe her as "super smart," adding that "she gets where you're trying to get to and is really collaborative."

Matthew Guthrie heads the international trusts and private client practice in Guernsey and regularly advises on formation and restructuring matters. Sources say that "he is really reactive, thorough in his approach, thinks outside the box, and is a pleasure to work with."