Trust Essentials - May 2019

Why high net-worth families in the Middle East are looking to Guernsey for private wealth solutions

With a growing stream of offshore private client business coming from the Middle East, our lead editorial this month from Gavin Ferguson and Tehya Morgan looks at the factors driving the trend, and how Guernsey's private client offering is responding to it.

Read the article here: Why high net worth families in the Middle East are looking to Guernsey for private wealth solutions

Developments in legal privilege

Nick Williams and Rebecca McNulty look at important devleopments in legal privilege in England and their repercussions for private client practitioners.

Read the article here: Further developments in legal privilege: lessons for Jersey

BVI probate in practice

Following on from a presentation Marcus Leese and Wisdom Hon gave to STEP Singapore, this article provides insights in the practical side of BVI probate.

Read the article here: BVI probate in practice

Key trends in private wealth

Josephine Howe, who was recently promoted to partner in our Jersey team, provides insights into key trends in private wealth in a recent interview which first appeared in Citywealth Weekly.

Read the article here: 60 second interview with Private Wealth Partner Josephine Howe

Complex trust cases demonstrate the Guernsey Royal Court's expertise

Mathew Newman and Charlotte Ward examine two recent complex trust cases that came before the Guernsey Royal Court.

Read the article here: Guernsey Royal Court's expertise in complex trusts cases

Guide to our Cayman Trusts Advisory Group

Find out more about Cayman Trusts Advisory Group, which combines Private Wealth, Dispute Resolution and Corporate law to provide a joined-up service to clients.

Find out more here: Guide to Ogier's Trusts Advisory Group

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