Provided by Siobhan Riley
Siobhan is the head of Jersey's trusts and private wealth group and acts for many Channel Islands based trust companies, advising on issues relating to the establishment and operation of private and commercial trust structures. She also acts for a number of private trust companies, family offices and high net-worth individuals and is regularly instructed by lawyers around the world to advise on matters of Jersey trust law. Siobhan also advises on operational issues for local financial services businesses, including employment and outsourcing arrangements.
Siobhan is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars on trust and employment law and writes articles for industry journals. She was a member of the Jersey Finance working group reviewing the promotion of Jersey as a centre for philanthropic structures.
Siobhan joined Carey Olsen in 1996 and qualified as an advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey in 1998. Siobhan was made a partner of the firm in 2009. She is consistently recognised as a leading individual by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. Siobhan has also been recognised in Legal Week's Private Client Global Elite listings 2021.
Siobhan Riley leads Carey Olsen's Jersey trust practice. She is well regarded for her non-contentious trust work, advising trustees and trust companies on a wide range of matters.
"She is responsive, commercial and really understands the dynamics we have. I like working with her." "She is really great to work with. She is good at handling complex matters and making them easy to understand."