Andreas Kistler > Carey Olsen > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen
47 ESPLANADE
ST HELIER
JE1 0BD
Jersey

Work Department

Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Trusts and Private Wealth

Position

Andreas is a partner in Carey Olsen’s trusts and private wealth and litigation teams. He specialises in the court-related aspects of the trusts and private wealth team’s practice and has acted in numerous cases involving allegations of breach of trust, fraud and professional negligence, both for plaintiffs and defendants. He also has experience of mediation of such disputes.

He is also regularly involved in applications by trustees for administrative directions, applications by trustees and beneficiaries for relief on grounds of mistake, applications for orders approving compromises of disputes on behalf of minor, unborn and unascertained beneficiaries and applications for rectification of trust instruments.

In addition, he practises all other aspects of Jersey commercial litigation, including disputes concerning investment funds and Jersey companies, contractual disputes and Jersey intellectual property rights.

Career

Andreas was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2003. He joined Carey Olsen at the end of 2005 and became an Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey and a partner in 2013.

Education

University of Auckland (LLB(Hons) and BCom law and commerce).

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Private client, trusts and tax

(Leading individuals)

Andreas KistlerCarey Olsen

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.

Jersey > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution

Carey Olsen  handles a full spectrum of disputes work, covering both trusts matters and commercial litigation. John Kelleher  handles large-scale cases including professional negligence cases and shareholder disputes among others , as well as acting as a Jersey law expert in complex foreign cases. Marcus Pallot is particularly active in insolvencies, and William Grace is known for trusts and regulatory work. Sitting between the litigation and trusts teams, Andreas Kistler handles some contentious trusts work such as contested representations. Below partner level Louise Woolrich was promoted to counsel in January 2020.