Wesley O'Brien > Conyers > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Conyers
SIX, 2ND FLOOR, CRICKET SQUARE
PO BOX 2681
GRAND CAYMAN, KY1-1111
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Private Client & Trust

Position

Associate

Career

Wesley O’Brien is an Associate in the Private Client & Trust practice in the Cayman Islands office of Conyers.

Wesley’s practice covers all areas of private client and trust law advice and litigation. He has extensive and in-depth experience advising individuals and fiduciaries on all aspects of trust law including estate planning arrangements, wealth management structures, private trust companies and variation of trusts.

Prior to joining Conyers in 2019, Wesley worked in the private client, trust and taxation department of a leading Australian law firm. Wesley regularly advised high net worth and ultra high net worth individuals and families on complex estate planning and trust structuring matters. In Australia, Wesley also advised fund managers, large private and public companies on the structuring and taxation of trusts, as well as the tax implications of various commercial transactions.

Languages

English

Education

  • Australian National University, Legal Practice Course, 2015
  • Monash University, Master of Laws (Juris Doctor), 2014
  • RMIT University, Bachelor of Arts (International Studies), 2009

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Trusts/private client

Benefitting from a rise in instructions from Latin America, Conyers advises high-net-worth individuals and families, trustees and private trust companies on a mixture of non-contentious and contentious work. Family trust structures,  inter-generational asset transfers, estate administration work, private trust company formations and regulatory issues are among the key areas of strength for the team, which is led by Robert Lindley, who has corresponding expertise in trust disputes, including trust restructuring applications, Beddoe applications and breach of trust claims. At the associate level, the ‘technically very strongWesley O’Brien is the practitioner to note.