Trust Essentials - September 2017

Cayman Wills and Estates Practice - Q&A with Anthony Partridge 

Partner Anthony Partridge from our STEP Award-winning Private Client and Trusts team is one of the few Cayman Attorneys with a significant Probate and Estates practice. In this Q&A he explains what drew him to this niche area of law, the international aspects of Probate work in Cayman, and steps that can be taken to reduce complexity and disputes.

Read the full article here: Cayman Wills and Estates Practice - Q&A with Anthony Partridge

What does the UK trusts register mean for offshore trustees?

The international nature of private client and trusts work and of financial services regulation means that we all need to have our eyes on a wider regulatory horizon than ever before. In this piece, Private Client and Trusts partner James Campbell explores some of the ongoing implications for offshore trustees arising from the new UK register of trusts.

Read the briefing here: The UK trusts register – what does it mean for Jersey trustees?

Opportunities for women in law: an interview with Katherine Neal

Career path, the glass ceiling and specialising - counsel Katherine Neal discusses life in the profession in this interview. Katherine advises professional trustees, settlors and beneficiaries on matters relevant to trusts and foundations, including drafting trust deeds and advising on complex structures including employee reward schemes, JPUTs and pensions.

Read the full interview here: Women in business: an interview with Katherine Neal

STEP Award - International Legal Team of the year

Ogier has won the International Legal Team of the Year award at the STEP Private Client Awards five times; more than twice the wins by any other firm. Last month, the team - captured by counsel Victoria Grogan in Oscar-selfie mode - scooped the prize again.

Read the full article here: Ogier wins International Legal Team of the Year at STEP Private Client Awards

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Disclaimer

This client briefing has been prepared for clients and professional associates of Ogier. The information and expressions of opinion which it contains are not intended to be a comprehensive study or to provide legal advice and should not be treated as a substitute for specific advice concerning individual situations.

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