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CANON'S COURT, 22 VICTORIA STREET, PO BOX HM 1179, HAMILTON HM EX, BERMUDA
Tel:
Work +1 441 295 2244
Fax:
Fax +1 441 292 8666
Email:
Web:
www.applebyglobal.com
Appleby, Vanessa Schrum, Hamilton, BERMUDA

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Vanessa Schrum

Tel:
Work +1 441 298 3299
Email:
Appleby

Work Department

Private Client & Trusts

Position

Group Head, Bermuda | Private Client & Trusts

Career

Vanessa is a partner and Group Head of the Private Client and Trusts department in Bermuda. Vanessa has extensive experience on a wide range of trust and estate planning matters. She regularly advises on the use of Bermuda private and commercial trust structures (including purpose trusts and unit trusts), pension trusts, trust restructuring often with a multi-jurisdictional element, the administration of complex and large estates and all areas of probate and equity matters in Bermuda, including applications to the Supreme Court of Bermuda. She drafts and reviews all forms of trusts and ancillary documentation, wills, enduring powers of attorney, health care directives and other estate planning documents and is responsible for general practice within the Private Client & Trusts team.

Vanessa frequently contributes to the Legally Speaking column in The Royal Gazette, and often writes and lectures on trust and estate planning topics, both in Bermuda and internationally

Education

Queen’s University, Kingston (Ontario) 

University of Wolverhampton (England)


Bermuda

Trusts/private client

Within: Leading individuals

Vanessa Schrum - Appleby

Within: Trusts/private client

Appleby's Bermuda private client and trusts practice advises on all aspects of trust law, including the establishment, administration, restructuring and termination of private, charitable, purpose and commercial trusts. It provided charitable legal advice to the America’s Cup Event Authority in relation to the application of the Charities Act 2014 as it related to its affiliated charitable organisation, Endeavour Community Sailing. The 'always helpful and diligent' Vanessa Schrum is 'calm and constructive'. Counsels Michael Mello QC and Ashley Fife, along with associate Caljonah Smith, are also key contacts. Keith Robinson left to join Carey Olsen Bermuda.

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