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Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Trusts and Private Wealth
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.
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.
University of Auckland (LLB(Hons) and BCom law and commerce).
Jersey > Private client, trusts and tax(Leading individuals)
Characterised by clients as ‘a market leader‘, Carey Olsen‘s trust and private client department advises trustees, family offices and high-net-worth private clients on commercial and private trusts, foundations, charitable and non-profit organisations, in addition to succession issues, pension and estate planning. The team is led by Siobhan Riley, who is an expert in private and commercial trust structures. Andreas Kistler leads on the firm’s court-related trust work, and regularly appears in proceedings related to breach of trust, fraud and professional negligence, for plaintiffs and defendants. Keith Dixon is noted for assisting with trusts, foundations and, chartable and not-for-profit organisations. Alexa Saunders ‘speaks with considerable authority’ on non-contentious and semi-contentious trust matters; while Stephen Fitzgerald is known for employee incentive arrangements.
Jersey > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution
Clients praise the team at Carey Olsen for being ‘technically very strong, collaborative and user friendly‘, handling the spectrum of trust-related disputes, as well as fielding a strong contentious insolvency offering, where it represents funds and companies, boards of directors and shareholders. John Kelleher lead’s the firm-wide dispute resolution practice group, bringing to bear substantial contentious financial services experience. Marcus Pallot focuses on insolvencies, regulatory disputes and civil litigation, while Andreas Kistler is noted for the court-related aspects of trust and private wealth issues. William Grace dedicates his time to regulatory and white-collar criminal cases, acting on behalf of corporates. Counsel Louise Woolrich is known for multi-jurisdictional trust disputes. Richard Holden has left the firm for Walkers.
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