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5 Stone Buildings

Shân Warnock-Smith

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments

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Chancery: Traditional - London (Bar)

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Shân Warnock-Smith QC
Exceptionally well-regarded silk who is a particular expert in offshore matters, maintaining chambers in the Cayman Islands as well as practising from 5 Stone Buildings. She is also regularly sought after for international matters.
Strengths: "The doyenne of the trust world." She is regularly instructed in the most significant trusts and estates matters, including those in offshore jurisdictions. "She has an amazing reputation in the offshore world and is involved in some of the biggest pieces of litigation globally." "She has a huge amount of authority and gives very robust views. She has been top of her game for quite a while, and she gives straightforward answers on big, complex matters."
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Offshore - London (Bar)

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Shân Warnock-Smith QC
A dominant presence in high-profile offshore litigation, who has outstanding credentials in private client and wealth structuring work. She also practises at ICT Chambers in the Cayman Islands, and offers a wealth of experience of acting in Cayman cases and those in wider Caribbean jurisdictions including the BVI. Warnock-Smith is especially active in trust disputes.
Strengths: "She has been on top of the game for quite a while. She gives straightforward answers to big complex problems."
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Trusts - London (Bar)

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Shân Warnock-Smith QC
An expert on private client issues, including all aspects of trusts and succession work. She is exceptionally well known for her work offshore and overseas and is an excellent choice for work in the Cayman Islands.
Strengths: "Has an amazing reputation in the offshore world and is involved in some of the biggest pieces of litigation globally. She possesses a huge amount of authority and gives very robust views. Clients like her as she gives straightforward answers when dealing with large, complex matters."
Recent work: Advised, under the laws of various jurisdictions, on the status under trusts of children born as a result of artificial insemination to same sex couples.
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