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Carey Olsen

PO BOX 98, CAREY HOUSE, LES BANQUES, ST PETER PORT, GY1 4BZ, GUERNSEY
Tel:
Work 01481 727272
Fax:
Fax 01481 711052
Email:
Web:
www.careyolsen.com

Russell Clark

Tel:
Work +44 (0)1481 732049
Email:
Web:
www.careyolsen.com/people/russell-clark
Carey Olsen

Work Department

Trusts and private wealth

Position

Russell heads up the trusts and private wealth department in Carey Olsen’s Guernsey office advising on both contentious and non-contentious trust matters. He also advises private clients on succession and estate planning.

He has been named as one of the world’s top 25 pre-eminent trusts and estates legal practitioners as part of the ‘Best of the Best’ Expert Guide each year since 2011.

Russell is the managing partner of the firm's Guernsey office and is also a Notary Public.

Russell advises on Guernsey, Alderney and Sark law.

Career

Admitted as solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales; qualified as advocate 1997 Guernsey; partner Carey Olsen 2001; Notary Public 2006.

Russell sits on the Guernsey Tax Tribunal and the States of Guernsey Members Conduct Panel.

Languages

French.

Member

Russell is a member of ACTAPS, STEP and the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law.

Education

Elizabeth College, Guernsey; University of Hull (1992 LLB); College of Law, York (1993 LSF); Guernsey Bar Exams (1996); Université de Caen (1997 Certificat d’Etudes Juridiques Françaises et Normandes).

Leisure

Russell is a commercially qualified pilot and a keen scuba diver.


Guernsey

Private client, trusts and tax

Within: Leading individuals

Russell Clark - Carey Olsen

Within: Private client, trusts and tax

Carey Olsen’s ‘well-connected and business-mindedRussell Clark and ‘technical specialistKonrad Friedlaender are ‘leading experts in their field with a pragmatic and friendly approach’ and are among the main names to note in the firm’s ‘excellent’ private client and trusts team. As well as a number of applications to the Royal Court concerning momentous decisions on the administration of trust structures, the group recently handled the setting up of family offices, private trust foundations and significant transactions in the fiduciary space. Natasha Kapp is currently acting for a major global bank in a number of matters arising from rogue trading which took place on the investment portfolio held in a trust-owned company, and ‘approachable and helpful’ associate Robert Quinn is part of the team defending the trustees of a Guernsey structure in a breach of trust claim pertaining to investments. Also notable are the ‘unflappablePatricia Montgomery and ‘tax specialistLaila Arstall – ‘what she doesn’t know about tax and compliance law in Guernsey probably isn’t worth knowing about’ – who act as counsel within the team.

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