Sophia Moustras

Sophia Moustras 

Associate* | Jersey | Guernsey

Private Client and Trusts

Overview

Sophia is an Associate within the International Private Client and Trusts team. She is currently working in both our Guernsey and Jersey offices.

She undertakes a range of both contentious and non-contentious private client instructions, advises parties to a trust throughout its life cycle, assists with semi-contentious and contentious trust disputes and assists with succession planning and restructuring for a variety for high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals.

Experience

Sophia rotated around all departments at Collas Crill during her two-year training contract and gained experience in Financial Services and Regulatory, Insolvency and Corporate Disputes and Private Client and Trusts, the team she qualified into.

Background

Sophia initially joined Collas Crill as a Paralegal in the Financial Services and Regulatory team in 2019 before undertaking her training contract with the firm and qualifying as a Solicitor of England and Wales in September 2022.

Prior to qualifying, Sophia studied Law at Liverpool John Moores University in 2015, where she obtained a 2:1, and then went on to complete the Legal Practice Court in 2018 at BPP University in London.

*admitted in England and Wales

Business Assistant
Angela Le Bailly  
My services
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The role of a modern trustee has never been more complex. Trustees must satisfy the needs and desires of their beneficiaries, manage complex assets and navigate an ever-changing legal and regulatory landscape.

We know that trustees can need assistance and advice on how best to satisfy their duties and to meet their legal and regulatory obligations. We understand and have a great deal of experience in working with trustees to get ahead of any potentially difficult situation and resolve it in a way that minimises risk and conflict.

14 Feb 2023

Offshore Jersey trusts

This article first appeared on LexisPSL Private Client on 01.02.2023 Overview Private Client analysis: A trustee of a Jersey law trust sought a blessing of its decisions to challenge a joint tax liability imposed on it and a French-resident beneficiary b...

20 Sep 2022

Newly qualified and trainees

Collas Crill continues its long-standing commitment to training and development within the firm, as it announces its newly qualified lawyers and latest cohort of trainees in the Channel Islands.This year the firm welcomes six future lawyers, bringing the...

6 Sep 2022

Family wealth management evolving

In this piece, originally published in ThoughtLeaders4 Private Client magazine, Angela Calnan, Kellyann Ozouf and Sophia Moustras explore the evolving world of family wealth management and the importance of adopting a forward-thinking and dynamic approac...

22 Jun 2021

Cryptocurrencies and offshore

An article co-authored by Jersey Group Partner Sam Sturrock and Trainee Solicitor Sophia Moustras has been published on Finextra. Entitled 'Cryptocurrencies and the offshore world - a difficult marriage?', the piece highlights the impact of the fintech e...

6 Jan 2021

Chu v Lau

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (the Privy Council) has recently had to consider when a company can and should be wound up on a just and equitable basis. In Chu v Lau [2020] UKPC 24, the Privy Council considered the matter in the context of a...

18 Nov 2020

Shareholder disputes in Jersey

For further information on managing and resolving shareholder disputes in Jersey, join Simon Hurry’s seminar, taking place on 2 December 2020, which forms part of BPP's 2020 Non-Executive Director CPD Seminar Series. Click here to learn more and book you...

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