Natasha Kapp > Carey Olsen > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen
PO BOX 98, CAREY HOUSE
LES BANQUES
ST PETER PORT
GY1 4BZ
Guernsey

Work Department

Trusts and Private Wealth; Private Client; Regulatory; Family Office; Corporate; Dispute Resolution and Litigation; Employment, Pensions and Incentives

Position

Natasha Kapp is a partner in Carey Olsen’s trusts and private wealth group in Guernsey.

Natasha deals with all aspects of contentious and non-contentious trust matters. She advises professional trustees, family offices and ultra high net worth families and individuals on the establishment, administration and restructuring of complex trusts and foundations and underlying structures. She has acted on the establishment of and continues to advise some of the largest family offices and philanthropies established on the Island. Natasha also advises on insurance regulation. 

She has recently appeared before the Royal Court of Guernsey in applications regarding the interpretation of trust powers, the variation of trusts, the doctrine of mistake, the application of the Rule In Hastings Bass under Guernsey law, Beddoe applications, rectification of trusts and a significant breach of trust case. Natasha is a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists.

Natasha has been listed on the Citywealth Leaders in Private Wealth List since 2014, she has also been recognised in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite listings in 2021. She is ranked as a leading individual for Private Client, Trusts and Tax, in Guernsey in the Legal 500, 2019 edition. She is also ranked in the Chambers HNW Guide 2020.

Natasha is a regular contributor to law and industry journals and is the author of the Guernsey chapters in Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions and Private Foundations – A World Review.

Career

Prior to joining Carey Olsen in 2009 Natasha was a partner at Jan S De Villiers (since incorporated with Werksmans) in Cape Town, South Africa. Natasha is qualified as an attorney, notary and conveyancer of the High Court of South Africa and a solicitor of England and Wales (non-practising) and is an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey.

Languages

English, Afrikaans

Memberships

ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists).

Education

University of Stellenbosch – B.A. (1994), LLB (1996).

Leisure

Travel, food and wine.

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Private client, trusts and tax

(Leading individuals)

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Natasha Kapp (who is described as ‘a great client handler with tremendous expertise in complex trusts‘) and practice head Russell Clark (‘an outstanding technical lawyer‘) in Carey Olsen’s trusts and private wealth practice frequently assist with the establishment of foundations and philanthropic structures for clients originating from the Middle East, China and South East Asia. Konrad Friedlaender is a go-to Guernsey lawyer for prolific high-net-worth individuals and family offices, including those from South Africa, while also working closely with dedicated pensions senior associate Julie Currie on international pensions structures. The team also acts on trust restructurings through the courts. Counsels Patricia Montgomery and Laila Arstall are key names at the below partner level, acting for trustees and beneficiaries across a range of instructions.

Guernsey > Insurance

Carey Olsen’s insurance practice is a market leader in the field of risk transfer transactions; both practice heads Christopher Anderson and Konrad Friedlaender are handling ongoing instructions on behalf of multinational pension fund clients, with highlights involving multibillion-pound assets. The team regularly takes care of headline insurance and reinsurance M&A deals for onshore clients; Natasha Kapp and senior associate Arya Hashemi contribute expertise on this side.

Comparative Guides

Guernsey: Private Client January 2022 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Private Client laws and regulations that may occur in Guernsey.