CC | New Starters
Pamela Doherty Group Partner
David Walters Associate

Trusts & Fiduciary

With a growing emphasis on regulation and governance, both independent and bank-owned trust and fiduciary businesses continue to face a challenging and competitive environment. 

It is important to work with a law firm that can help you meet your objectives and overcome the challenges of the current regulatory landscape.

We work closely with trust and fiduciary businesses and their clients to build strong relationships based on trust, confidence and a deep understanding of their priorities and needs.

We have many years of experience in providing trusts, foundations and other fiduciary services using Guernsey, Jersey, BVI and Cayman law - jurisdictions which are collectively recognised as leaders in the provision of offshore fiduciary services.

Our strong global presence and unique network of offices allows us to offer non-contentious, semi-contentious and contentious support seamlessly across time zones and our integral 'one firm' attitude allows us to regularly work across different teams, departments and jurisdictions, meaning that every client benefits from the breadth of knowledge and experience of our experts around the world. 

We have an extensive range of experience in terms of particular products or service lines, including pensions and Shariah, and many of the team have worked in the other international off and onshore jurisdictions prominent in the world of wealth management. We have associated skills in dispute resolution, risk and regulatory, and image protection. We ensure that thought has been given to the composition of the team on every piece of work we do, and use our mix of skill and experience effectively.

Trusts & Fiduciary Specialisms

  • CRS/FATCA/PSC/Register of Trusts - Reporting Obligations for Trustees
  • Using the Royal Court for Clarification and Protection
  • Trustee Duties
  • International Pensions & EBTs
  • Private Trust Companies & Trustee Foundations
  • Trustee Risk & Regulatory Management
  • Contentious Trusts
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Charities, Philanthropy & Zakat
  • Family Trusts & Foundations
  • Pensions Specifically for Dubai Companies
  • Changes of Trustee/DORAs
The ‘experts’ at Collas Crill are ‘knowledgeable, thorough and approachable’. - Legal 500

More in Trusts & Fiduciary

Conference 04 Dec 2017

Private Client Series in Dubai

Collas Crill group partner Angela Calnan, who heads up the firm's fiduciary team in Guernsey, will be addressing the next Private Client Series...

News 22 Nov 2017

Lawyers recognised as Powerwomen

Four lawyers from Collas Crill have been listed in Citywealth's Powerwomen Top 200. Partners Elena Moran, Kellyann Ozouf, Angela Calnan as well as senior associate Kerrie Le...

Insight 17 Nov 2017

Collas Crill's Jersey Trust Update

Whilst the Jersey Royal Court has been comparatively quiet for trust practitioners over the last few months, there has been plenty happening in the wider community which...

News 06 Nov 2017

Citywealth honours Collas Crill

The Citywealth Future Leaders Under 40 awards took place last week (01 November) with four lawyers from Collas Crill taking home awards. Partner Danny Le Maistre won the...

Deals & Cases 10 Jun 2016

Collas Crill Advises ME Airline

Angela Calnan, Head of our Middle Eastern Practice has, this month, advised one of MENA's fastest growing airlines to launch a $20m pension for 3,400 employees. The airline...

  • Factsheet 16 Nov 2017 Jersey

    Variations Of Trusts – Balancing Interests

  • Factsheet 06 Jul 2017 Jersey

    Charities Law in Jersey

  • Factsheet 26 May 2017 Guernsey

    Trustees: pensions and employee benefit schemes in Guernsey

  • Factsheet 23 May 2017 Cayman

    Cayman's new foundation company

  • Factsheet 18 Mar 2017 Cayman

    The Trusts (Amendment) Law, 2016, Cayman Islands

  • Factsheet 13 Feb 2017 Guernsey

    Collas Crill can provide you with a safe and secure Middle Eastern retirement or savings product based in a...

  • Factsheet 20 Dec 2016

    In the England and Wales case of Daniel and another v Tee and others [2016] EWHC 1538 (Ch) the High Court...

  • Factsheet Guernsey

    In the recent case of In the matter of the LKM Discretionary Trust the Guernsey Royal Court was being asked...