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Ogier

Offshore: Trusts

4 ranked lawyersBand 1JerseyUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Deep bench of highly experienced lawyers who advise on the establishment and ongoing administration of private and family trusts. Also draws from strong dispute resolution and corporate departments to handle both contentious and non-contentious matters. Continues to act for a number of the island's prominent trust companies and family offices. Offers extensive experience advising on foundations for high net worth individuals.

Strengths

A source comments: "They are a good team with great expertise."

A client says: "They are excellent. They have real depth and breadth across the team."

Another interviewee notes that "they provide a first-class service."

Notable practitioners

James Campbell is the global head of private wealth and operates a broad and well-regarded non-contentious trust practice. He frequently advises trustees and trust funds on establishment, restructuring and operational issues.
"He is a good, commercial lawyer who is very practical."

Katherine Neal is noted for her broad practice where she regularly advises trustees and funds on an array of non-contentious trust matters, including those relating to pension schemes.
"She is helpful, easy to approach and has good trust knowledge." "She is very pleasant to deal with and cuts straight to the issue."

Sally Edwards serves as the local head of department and is highly regarded for her non-contentious trust practice where she principally advises corporate trustees.
"She is excellent technically yet also practical."

Steve Meiklejohn operates an extremely highly regarded trust practice. He is regularly sought after by trustees and trust companies to provide expert advice on an array of trust matters.
"He is an exceptionally talented lawyer." "He is straightforward to deal with, very strongtechnically, and comes up with client-focused solutions."

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Jersey

Offshore: Trusts


James Campbell
Band 2
Katherine Neal
Band 3
Sally A Edwards
Band 1
Steve Meiklejohn
Star Individuals