Anthony Partridge

Partner Cayman Islands
Anthony Partridge
Leading individual Legal 500 Caribbean, 2019


Anthony specialises in all aspects of non-contentious private trust matters, wealth structuring for institutional trustees and high net worth individuals. He has particular expertise in the use of foundation companies, cross-border succession and probate matters, including resealing foreign grants in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
  • Background & experience

    Anthony advises trustees, settlors, beneficiaries, protectors and enforcers on all aspects of non-contentious trust law including complex trust structures for estate planning and asset protection purposes, the use of STAR trusts in investment fund structures, establishment of private trust companies (PTCs), foundation companies and ongoing regulatory compliance. Anthony also advises executors, beneficiaries and on-shore counsel in relation to applications for grants of probate and letters of administration in deceased estates before the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands and resealing foreign grants, as well as drafting wills specifically tailored for assets located in the Cayman Islands such as shares in Cayman Islands companies.

    Before joining Ogier in 2017, Anthony was senior counsel in the Trusts Group of another offshore law firm in the Cayman Islands for several years. Prior to that, Anthony was a solicitor in the Revenue & Estates Group at Minter Ellison in Brisbane, Australia practising exclusively in the areas of estate planning and administration, trusts and structuring.  

    Anthony is a council member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) in the Cayman Islands, and a member of the Cayman Islands Law Society and the Caymanian Bar Association. 

    Anthony is the Chair of Ogier's Trainee Committee in the Cayman Islands and is responsible for the selection and training of articled clerks and work experience candidates. He is also responsible for the development of knowledge management programmes and awarding of the Ogier legal scholarship in Cayman each year.

    Anthony is also a notary public in and for the Cayman Islands and a member of the School Advisory Board of St Ignatius Catholic School in Cayman.

    Anthony received his Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) and Bachelor of Laws from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia in 2001 and the post graduate qualification of Graduate Certificate in Law in Estate Planning and associated areas of law also from QUT in 2005. Anthony became a full member of STEP in Queensland, Australia receiving his TEP in 2004. 


    Admitted in:
    2006 - Cayman Islands

    2003 - High Court of Australia (non practising)

    2003 - Queensland, Australia (non practising)

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  • Recognition

    Leading individual Legal 500 Caribbean, 2019
    Noted individual Latin Lawyer 250 2018
    Technically excellent, gives top-notch advice and provides a unique perspective. Chambers and Partners HNW Directory, 2018
    An outstanding lawyer and one of the most approachable and personable lawyers around. Legal 500 Caribbean, 2018
    Very responsive and knows how to take initiative Chambers Global International Private Client, 2018
    I have always found Anthony to be practical, technical and knowledgeable in the private client area. Very approachable and willing to provide pragmatic advice at all times including confidence when dealing with a range of complex trust matters. Citywealth Leaders List 2017
    Recommended Lawyer Legal 500 2017, Trust and Private Client
    Leading Lawyer Citywealth Leaders List 2016
    Anthony Partridge has particular expertise in resealing foreign grants in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands. Legal 500 2016
    Partridge's expertise includes complex trust structures for estate planning and asset protection purposes, the establishment of PTCs, and the use of STAR trusts in investment fund structures. Legal 500 2015