Kellyann is a partner at Collas Crill and heads the award winning International Private Client and Trusts practice in Jersey (STEP Legal Team of the Year (midsize) 2015/16). She has over 15 years' experience in private client work and is both a Jersey advocate and a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.

She acts for a range of professional trustees (local and international trust companies and bank owned trust companies), settlors, beneficiaries and ultra high net worth individuals. She advises on all aspects of Jersey law concerning wills, succession, foundations and trusts. Kellyann's work often involves assisting the Jersey dispute resolution team (in both non-contentious and contentious court applications, including variation, rectification and mistake applications), corporate and property teams, as well as the UK real estate team.

Kellyann was awarded Partner of the Year in the 2016 Citywealth Future Leaders Awards, Inspirational Individual of the Year in the 2017 Citywealth Future Leaders Awards, and is included in the latest edition of the Citywealth Leaders List. She is also one of Legal Week's Private Client Global Elite for 2017, 2018 and 2019.

She is currently nominated for five Citywealth Awards for 2019 and 2020.

Kellyann is a leading individual in Legal 500 and is ranked in Chambers and Partners UK 2020.

She has contributed to leading legal texts, including the Jersey chapter in the 'International Comparative Legal Guide to: Private Client 2019', the Jersey chapter in Butterworths LexisNexis 'Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents', the Oxford University Press publication entitled 'The World Survey' and has most recently worked together with Jersey Finance to produce the Back to Basics Campaign on Jersey trusts and was interviewed by STEP on Philanthropy.

Kellyann is also a member of the Jersey Trusts Working Party, which is instrumental in developing the Jersey trust law. 

 

My services
Trusts & Fiduciary
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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 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.

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Middle East Group
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The demand for professional advisers who understand the needs of clients in the region has never been more important. With shariah-compliant products and Islamic finance becoming increasingly mainstream and integrated into the global financial system, it is important to partner with a team who understands the complexities of these structures, while also understanding how more traditional structures can be applied to meet the needs of Middle Eastern clients.

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Private Client Advisory
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As global legislation, regulation and taxation constantly change and become more complex, it has never been more important to make long-term plans to secure your future, the future of your family or your business. We cut through the legal jargon to provide clear, practical advice when you most need it and anticipate the challenges you are likely to face so that you can rest assured you and your family are in safe hands at every step of the way.

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My news & deals
News 14 Nov 2019

Double gold for IPCT team

Collas Crill Jersey's International Private Client and Trusts (IPCT) team has achieved a double gold with two of its lawyers receiving the highest ranking in their nominated...

Insight 29 Nov 2019

Put simply: Trusts

Kellyann Ozouf, Head of the International Private Client and Trusts team at Collas Crill in Jersey, together with Bonnie McPartland, an Associate in Kellyann's team...

Insight 21 Nov 2019

Intermeddling

What is intermeddling? Intermeddling is an offence under the Probate (Jersey) Law 1998 ('the Probate Law').  Article 23 (1) of the Probate Law provides that if any person...

News 15 Nov 2019

Chambers and Partners UK 2020

Collas Crill has been recognised in the Chambers and Partners UK 2020 rankings across its Guernsey and Jersey teams, with departments and individuals awarded. Guernsey's...

News 23 Nov 2019

Jersey IPCT team grows

Collas Crill Jersey has appointed a new Of Counsel to its award winning International Private Client and Trusts team (IPCT).Laura Perkins, née Hair, joined the team in...

News 13 Nov 2019

Private Client Global Elite

Five private client specialists from Collas Crill have been included in the Private Client Global Elite Directory 2019. Compiled by Legal Week and The American Lawyer, the...