Keith Dixon > 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

Position

Keith is a partner in the Trusts & Private Wealth group.

Keith regularly advises a mix of global and institutional trustees, family offices and high net worth private clients on commercial and private trusts, foundations, charitable and not-for-profit organisations, succession, pension and estate planning issues as well as on associated regulatory and compliance matters.

Keith has practised Jersey law since 1994. Initially he had a broad common law practice and following his call to the Bar in Jersey he represented several major institutions in a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters before the Royal Court of Jersey.

Between 2004 and 2007 he acted as a director of a Jersey based trust company business and had primary responsibility for the administration of a sizable family office structure during that period.

He has written for several journals and frequently speaks at seminars and conferences on trust law and private client matters.

Career

Keith, a graduate of Cambridge University, joined Carey Olsen as a Senior Associate in 2008. He was called to the English Bar in 1993 and qualified as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey in 1997. He is a member of Middle Temple and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Keith was sworn in as a notary public in 2014. He was made a partner at Carey Olsen in 2016.

Memberships

Middle Temple; Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Private client, trusts and tax

(Next Generation Partners)

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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.

Comparative Guides

Jersey: Private Client January 2023 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Private Client laws and regulations that may occur in Jersey.