Trusts Department

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What the team is known for Provides advisory and litigation insight on trust and foundation matters. Acts for trustees, beneficiaries and fiduciary companies. Has notable presence across the Channel Islands and the Caribbean.

Strengths Sources say that "they are a major player and well-established firm in the market who represent lots of ultra-wealthy clients."

Another notes: "They have a very commercial approach and clients appreciate that."

"They are our firm of choice for offshore trust matters, especially in Jersey," says and interviewee. "They are very thorough in the way they approach things."

Work highlights Advised on the establishment and structuring of a GBP1 billion Jersey, Cayman and Dubai private trust company.

Notable practitioners

Robert Dobbyn
is known for his expertise in non-contentious trust matters and is praised by sources for being "very approachable, pragmatic in his approach, commercial and unflappable." Another source adds: "He is very good technically and covers all the details meticulously."