Carey Olsen partner Alexa Saunders has become the firm’s new Head of Trusts and Private Wealth in Jersey. Alexa joined the firm in 2011 and has been a partner in the trusts and private wealth group since 2016.

As the new Head of Trusts and Private Wealth, Alexa brings a depth of experience in advising on a broad range of both non-contentious and semi-contentious trust matters. Her practice has predominantly focused on private family trusts, employee benefit trusts and the establishment of and ongoing administration of trusts. Alexa is qualified as a Jersey Advocate and has frequently advised on applications to the Royal Court of Jersey, acting for trustees, beneficiaries, and protectors in all types of trust proceedings.

Alex Ohlsson, Group Managing Partner commented: “Alexa is a highly valued member of our partnership and this is very well deserved. I look forward to working with her as we continue to grow our market leading trust and private wealth practice in Jersey. ”

Carey Olsen has one of the largest offshore trusts and private wealth practices. In the latest edition of Chambers and Partners High Net Worth guide, the firm had more ranked individuals than any other offshore law firm with 13 members recognised and three band 1 rankings for its private wealth practices in Bermuda, Guernsey and Jersey.  The firm was also a finalist for the STEP Private Client Awards 2022, in the ‘International Legal Team of the Year (mid-size)’ and the ‘Private client Legal Team of the Year (mid-size)’ categories.