Ogier’s Steve Meiklejohn has been named as one of the 50 most influential private client specialists for 2016 by eprivateclient.

Steve advises trustees and private clients on trust and fiduciary structures, estate planning and complex trust questions, as well as the establishment of employee incentive and pension structures.Regularly praised for his exceptional expertise, Steve is a prominent figure in Jersey’s highly regarded private client industry. The head of Ogier's Private Client and Trusts team, Sally Edwards, said: ‘Steve being recognised as one of the most influential private client specialists is great news. Steve is respected for his extensive experience by a range of clients and intermediaries.“ Steve is known as being pragmatic as well as technically adept. He has also had time in 2015 to lead the IFC Forum, a multi-jurisdictional private sector organisation with members operating across a number of British Crown Dependencies and overseas territories which argues the case for the offshore world with, for example, the UK government and NGOs." Eprivateclient’s 50 Most Influential is designed to identify, recognise, promote and introduce the leading practitioners of the private client professions and shows the breadth and depth of talent at the forefront of the private client professions today. Those that have made it onto the list are the leaders when it comes to providing the best possible service for clients and to driving innovation in the way the needs of wealthy individuals are met.