Andrew specialises in all aspects of Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands international wealth structuring for individuals and financial institutions. He is well recognised with awards and distinctions, including a STEP Founder's Award and being named in the 2018 Private Client Global Elite; a "Leading Individual" in Trusts & Private Client Legal 500 2018; and as "Highly Regarded" by IFLR 2018.
He is past Chairman of STEP Cayman; a founding board member of the STEP LatAm Conference and the STEP Cayman International Wealth Structuring Forum; a member of the International Tax Planning Association and The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law and an overseas member of the Chancery Bar Association.
Prior to joining Bedell Cristin, Andrew was a partner and head of the global wealth structuring group at another major Cayman Islands firm for sixteen years where he joined after thirteen years at a major London law firm.
- Solicitor*- England and Wales
- Attorney - Cayman Islands
- Solicitor - British Virgin Islands (The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Territory of the Virgin Islands)
- TEP - (Trust and Estates Practitioner)
- Co-Chair STEP Cayman Islands Legislative Committee
- Editor STEP Directory Cayman Islands Section
- Contributor International Trust Precedents Cayman Islands Section
- Contributor International Succession Law British Virgin Islands Section
- Legal Week Private Client Global Elite List - 2019
Andrew Miller is one of a very small number of senior lawyers in the private client sector and very respected; he maintains this high status through hard work, commercial nouse and an unquenchable thirst to master new laws and their implications. He is also client driven and professionalLegal 500
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Bedell Cristin is sponsoring STEP LatAm, which takes place 17-18 October in São Paulo, Brazil. Andrew Miller and Daniel Altneu from the Bedell Cristin Cayman office are attending the conference.
Bedell Cristin partners Alasdair Davidson, Zillah Howard and Andrew Miller have been nominated by the private client community as ‘Global Elite’ individuals and included in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite directory.
Two new pieces of Cayman Islands ("Cayman") legislation have introduced important new obligations for trustees of Cayman trusts and Cayman trust companies. There are new obligations on trustees to keep records on those connected with the trust (including se...
The new Cayman Islands Trusts (Amendment) Law 2019 will bring welcome amendments to enhance the existing Cayman regime under the Trusts Law (2018 Revision) (‘Trusts Law’). It has been passed and will come into force on 14 June 2019.
Andrew Miller has joined Solomon Harris, part of Bedell Cristin, in the Cayman Islands as partner and head of Cayman’s International Private Client practice.
The pandemic has brought the need to have a current Will even more sharply into focus. Quite apart from the sense in ensuring our assets pass to those we would wish them to pass to, the choice of who will make sure the terms of the Will are carried out and,...
Settlors and trustees will often wish to know the degree they can restrict the provision of information to beneficiaries whereas, conversely, beneficiaries will wish to know the degree they can require provision. There is also the not unrelated question of...
With appropriate planning, and in appropriate circumstances, trusts in the Cayman Islands provide protection from claims by, in particular, future creditors as Cayman trusts benefit from Cayman's Fraudulent Dispositions Law (1996 Revision).
A private trust company ("PTC") registration with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") enables a Cayman Islands company, which might otherwise be required to obtain a trust license, to avoid the need to do so. The process is a "fast track" procedu...
The reasons for this can be broadly dealt with by answering two separate, but related, questions.
Since 1998, the Cayman Islands have had enacted trust law provision, as now contained in Part III of the Trusts Law (2020 Revision), which avoid the risks of a trust being declared an "invalid testamentary disposition" or otherwise invalid as a result of th...
In response to European Union requirements, many offshore jurisdictions have enacted legislation requiring certain tax resident entities to demonstrate sufficient economic substance in the relevant jurisdiction. This table gives a high-level overview and co...
New rules on economic substance came into effect on 1 January 2019 in the BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey. Our experts have put their heads together and come up with their top tips for any company incorporated, registered or tax resident in one of ...
New rules on economic substance came into effect on 1 January 2019 affecting companies and certain types of partnerships incorporated, registered or tax resident in the BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey or Jersey. Clients are looking to their corporate service ...
The Cayman Islands has joined a global effort to establish an international standard for tax residence of entities doing business in a jurisdiction to avoid the Harmful Tax Practice of Base Erosion and Profit Shifting. Cayman has put in place a law requirin...
Despite a challenging international regulatory environment and global upheaval, Bedell Cristin partner, Andrew Miller, says that Cayman's private wealth structuring industry is prospering. Published in The Lawyer, June 2019.