Keith Dixon > Carey Olsen > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen

Work Department

Trusts and Private Wealth; Private Client; Family Office


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. 


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.


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

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Private client, trusts and tax

(Next Generation Partners)

Keith DixonCarey 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.

Comparative Guides

Jersey: Private Client January 2021 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Private Client laws and regulations that may occur in Jersey.