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22 GRENVILLE STREET, ST HELIER, JE4 8PX, JERSEY
Tel:
Work 01534 676 000
Web:
www.mourant.com/jersey

Giles Corbin

Tel:
Work 01534 676521
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Mourant

Work Department

International trusts and private client.

Position

Giles is an Advocate and Partner in the International Trusts & Private Client team in Jersey. He has over 20 years of legal experience in Jersey, 16 as a Jersey qualified Advocate. Giles practices in all aspects of non-contentious trust and foundation law, whether private, purpose, philanthropic or hybrid in nature. His practice focuses on positively assisting trust companies on issues concerning private Jersey trusts and Jersey foundations. He is involved in drafting new trusts and the charters and regulations for new Jersey Foundations, trustee indemnities, supplemental instruments, reserved power provisions, loans, loan assignments, legal opinions and all private trust company related documentation.

Giles has spoken at international trust conferences in Jersey, Moscow, London, Geneva and Singapore for various industry bodies including Jersey Finance, The Jersey Association of Trust Companies (JATCo) and STEP.


"Giles Corbin is recognised as a 'seasoned practitioner who provides excellent advice and guidance.' He is said to have 'one of the best technical minds on the island when it comes to Jersey trust law matters'," Chambers UK, 2016.

"The 'very clear and straightforward' Giles Corbin 'is pragmatic and delivers the advice we need in a very tight timescale'," Chambers UK, 2015. Giles is ranked in Trusts.

Giles Corbin is "responsive," Legal 500 UK, 2015 and is ranked as a Leading individual/recommended in Private Client, Trusts and Tax.

Giles Corbin is listed as a Leading Lawyer in the Citywealth Leading Lawyers Honours List, 2014. 

Career

Called to the Jersey Bar as an advocate 2000; partner 2005.

Member

The Jersey Trusts Law Working Group, which assists in industry consultation, deliberation and recommendation of changes set out in the no 4, 5, 6 and 7 Amendments to the primary legislation, the Trusts (Jersey) Law, 1984;

The Jersey Foundations Law Working Group, which work included assistance in the industry consultation, drafting and promotion of the primary legislation for Jersey Foundations, being the Foundations (Jersey) Law 2009, and the associated Winding-up, Continuance and Merger regulations;  

The Jersey Charities Law Working Group, which work included assistance in the drafting of the Charities (Jersey) Law 2014;

The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners;

The Jersey Law Society;

and he has been a committee member for over 5 years on the Jersey Association of Trust Companies (JATCo);


Jersey

Private client, trusts and tax

Within: Leading individuals

Giles Corbin - Mourant

Within: Private client, trusts and tax

Mourant, as part of the firm's global offering, advises a lengthy client roster of corporate and private trustees, foundations and UHNWIs. Edward Devenport is an established name in private wealth structuring, pensions and employee benefit structures while Giles Corbin is an expert in all aspects of trust and foundation administration and the associated legal and regulatory issues that arise. Chiara Mundy is a growing name for advising on succession, probate and wills. Semi-contentious issues such as trust deed rectifications, division of asset issues and set-asides are routinely handled by the firm’s dispute resolution team.

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