Henry Wickham

Senior Associate

Henry joined the firm from Lawrence Graham LLP in London. Henry advises professional trustees and intermediaries in the Channel Islands and internationally on all aspects of Jersey trust law to include the establishment, ongoing operation and the restructuring of trusts and the establishment of private trust companies. He has significant experience advising upon the impact of international sanctions upon trust structures. Henry also advises on all related company and commercial law issues and the establishment and use of foundations.

Professional
  • Advocate - Jersey
  • Solicitor* - England & Wales
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Member of the STEP Jersey Branch Committee

*non-practising

Areas of expertise
Industry focus
  • Spoken at seminars in Jersey and Geneva on family governance and new structures.
  • Spoke on "STEP and the future of trusts" at the sixth CPD Plus seminar organised by the Jersey International Business School on 3 November 2015.
  • Provided a seminar to local based trust companies on "Trustee investment duties: limiting liability and managing risks".
Credentials
  • "Prominent Figure" in the "Leading Lawyers" category - 2016 and 2015 Citywealth Leaders List
  • 'Leading Lawyers Estate Planning' category - 2017 Citywealth Leaders List
  • Lawyer of the Year IFC - Associate - gold award - Henry Wickham - Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2016
  • "Top 35 Under 35" - 2011 and 2015 Private Client Practitioner
  • Jersey Future Leaders List - 2013 Citywealth
  • Shortlisted in the Wealth Professional of the Year category - 2014 Citywealth Magic Circle Awards
  • Can-do attitude and good technical knowledge.
    Chambers Research 2013
  • Very accomplished, well-organised and extremely responsive.
    Legal 500 2016
News/Experience
Gold award for private client lawyer
International Private Client 14 Nov 2016 Jersey

Senior Associate, Henry Wickham, has been named a Gold Award winner in Citywealth’s Future Leaders Awards announced at a prestigious ceremony in London.

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A chance to vote for our lawyers
International Private Client 12 Oct 2016 Jersey

Two of our leading private client lawyers have been shortlisted in the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2017.

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Two Bedell lawyers included on Citywealth’s Future Leaders List
International Private Client 23 Sep 2016 Jersey

Nancy Chien, a Partner in the firm’s Private Wealth and Fiduciary group and Henry Wickham, a Senior Associate in the same group, have been named on a list of young professionals under the age of 40 identified as among the most talented working in the privat...

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Bedell Cristin lawyer named in industry rising stars list
International Private Client 15 Sep 2015 Jersey

Bedell Cristin is the only offshore firm to have a practitioner featured in the list of the ‘Top 35 Under 35’ published this week by the leading private wealth publishing group, eprivateclient.com (Private Client Practitioner).

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The deep freeze: the growing impact of sanctions on Jersey

In recent times, there has been a marked increase in the use of co-ordinated economic sanctions by the European Union, the United Nations and individual states against rogue states and organisations and, on a targeted basis, against specific individuals and...

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Bedell Cristin has two of the best

Bedell has two people from its legal teams recognised in the Citywealth Jersey’s future leaders list for 2013, more than any other Jersey firm.

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Insights
The deep freeze: the growing impact of sanctions on Jersey
Briefings | 20 Jan 2015

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Trusts (Amendment No.5) (Jersey) Law 2012
Briefings | 02 Nov 2012

The Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984, as amended (the "1984 Law") has been the backbone of Jersey's success story as one of the private wealth jurisdictions of choice. Indeed, the 1984 Law has been used as the model for similar laws in other jurisdictions. The late...

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The Middle East: Bespoke structuring on the rise
Articles | 01 Dec 2015

Putting the right structure in place for the right client is essential when advising wealthy clients from the Gulf explain James Campbell and Henry Wickham. Published in eprivateclient - December 2015.

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Trusts, Company and Philanthropy Legislative Update
Articles | 06 Oct 2015

Jersey Practitioners have been faced with a number of significant legislative developments in recent months. Here, Henry Wickham summaries the most important and considers their implications. Published in STEP Journal October 2014.

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Private Wealth and Fiduciary: Reach for the skies
Articles | 10 Dec 2013

Henry Wickham, a solicitor in the international private client team, and the student liaison officer for STEP, explains many benefits of a STEP qualification - published in the JEP Careers & Employment Review December 2013.

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