Steve is an adviser to trustees and private clients in respect of trust and fiduciary structures. In addition to acting for a range of significant private clients on their estate planning, Steve advises trustees on complex trust questions. Also, Steve is increasingly involved in establishing new and innovative charitable and philanthropic structures in anticipation of Jersey’s new Charities Law coming into full effect. The other main string to Steve’s bow is advising trustees on the establishment of employee incentive and pension structures.
Steve sits on the Working Party considering trust law reform in Jersey. He is also a regular speaker at conferences on trust and fiduciary issues and is currently on the Editorial Boards of the STEP Journal and Trusts and Trustees, which includes peer reviewing their renowned Annual Review of Foundations around the World.
Steve is recognised as a leading individual in the latest editions of Legal 500 and Chambers. Private Client Practitioner has recognised Steve as a leading lawyer in the private client profession and in their 50 Most Influential 2015 list.
Steve has also been listed in Who's Who Legal: Private Client 2015. This list highlights the most highly regarded private client advisers in the world and Steve is recognised as one of their five leading offshore practitioners. Steve was also Citywealth’s “International Lawyer of the Year” in 2011.
2009 - British Virgin Islands
1985 - Jersey
1982 - England & Wales
Steve Meiklejohn is a Notary Public.