Advocate Josephine Howe promoted to partner at Ogier

Advocate Josephine Howe has been promoted to partner in Ogier's top-ranked Jersey Private Wealth team.

Josephine, who specialises in trusts, foundations and advising family offices on matters including structuring and establishment, joined the Ogier team 13 years ago, and was admitted as a Jersey Advocate in 2009.

Partner James Campbell, who leads Ogier's global Private Wealth team, said: "We are delighted to announce that Josephine has joined the partnership, she is an absolutely first-class lawyer with a well-earned reputation for strong technical skills.

"Client feedback consistently reflects the value of that technical knowledge and her responsive attitude and exemplary client service.

"With our team comfortably the largest team of non-contentious specialists in the jurisdiction, and with the addition of a fourth partner joining Sally Edwards, Steve Meiklejohn and I, we see a bright future in private client and trusts work in Jersey."

Josephine is a key member of the Family Office and Trust Advisory Group service lines, as well as being a key part of Ogier's CSR team.

She is also the 19th graduate of Ogier's specialist partner development scheme to graduate to the partnership since 2014.

Josephine was educated at the University of Glasgow and Glasgow Graduate School of Law and trained and practiced with Bishops LLP before joining Ogier in 2005.