Victoria Grogan

Head of Wills and Probate Jersey
Victoria Grogan
Victoria has an in depth knowledge of Jersey law and wide experience in international probate matters. I have the utmost confidence in her competence. Citywealth Leaders List

Overview

Victoria has an in depth knowledge of Jersey Law and is widely experienced in both local and international will and probate matters. She has particular expertise in the administration of high net worth and multi-jurisdictional estates as well as complex succession planning and will drafting.
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  • Background & experience

    Victoria deals with a broad variety of clients and has been advising for many years on will drafting, succession planning and estate administration.  For Jersey based clients, Victoria also provides advice on post death issues such as forced heirship, the registration of immovable wills, probate applications, tutelles, the role and right of executors, heirs and beneficiaries, lasting powers of attorney and she acts as a Court appointed Delegate for a number of incapacitated clients. 

    When dealing with clients who are internationally based, Victoria advises on complex private international law issues such as the construction and validity of wills, domicile issues and the situs or ownership of assets from a pre and post death point of view.  The Ogier Wills and Probate team, led by Victoria, is highly experienced in registering foreign powers of attorney and providing will and probate services for clients who have assets in the Island or for families who are dealing with an estate where there is a Jersey asset that requires administering.

    Victoria is also a qualified Jersey Advocate and has appeared in Court locally on matters such as the variation of a will, applications in relation to the actions of an Executor, for a statutory will and claims against an estate.

    Victoria regularly presents on a variety of topics within her field, has presented for STEP both locally and in London, and regularly contributes to a number of publications both locally and further afield.

    Victoria is a full member of STEP.

    Admitted

    2013 - Jersey

     

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  • Recognition

    Victoria has an in depth knowledge of Jersey law and wide experience in international probate matters. I have the utmost confidence in her competence. Citywealth Leaders List
    Key Lawyer Legal 500 UK, 2021