Alexa Saunders > Carey Olsen > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen
47 ESPLANADE
ST HELIER
JE1 0BD
Jersey

Work Department

Trusts and Private Wealth; Private Client; Family Office; Employment, Pensions and Incentives

Position

Alexa is a partner in the Trusts & Private Wealth group and has a broad non-contentious and semi-contentious trust practice. 

Alexa regularly advises in connection with private family trusts, employee benefit trusts and pension trusts, including on the establishment of new trust structures, drafting trust and ancillary instruments and advising trustees in connection with the ongoing administration of trusts.

Alexa has also dealt with numerous applications to the Royal Court of Jersey acting for trustees, beneficiaries and protectors in all types of trust proceedings, including applications by trustees for directions from the Royal Court in the context of beneficiaries who are involved in divorce proceedings before foreign courts, applications for the setting aside of transactions on the ground of mistake or for the rectification of trust instruments and ancillary documents.

Career

Alexa qualified as a Jersey Advocate in 2009 and as an English solicitor in 2005 (currently non-practising). Prior to joining Carey Olsen in 2011, Alexa was a senior associate in the trusts group of another law firm in Jersey. She became a partner at Carey Olsen in 2016.

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Private client, trusts and tax

(Next Generation Partners)

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At Carey Olsen, Siobhan Riley heads a practice that has strong relationships with referring law firms and trust companies, and a growing number of instructions from the Asia-Pacific region and Middle East. Andreas Kistler and Alexa Saunders are also active in the semi-contentious space, with Keith Dixon handling, among other matters, significant family office work. Notable counsels include Stephen Fitzgerald, whose practice crosses over between private wealth and employee benefits and pensions, and Victoria Connolly. Nichola Aldridge and Sarah Farrow are the key senior associates in the practice.