Kirsten Brass

Associate

Kirsten is an Associate in the International Private Client team, having relocated to Jersey from Glasgow where she was practising as a Scottish private client solicitor.

Kirsten advises professional trustees and individuals, locally and internationally, on all aspects of Jersey trust law and the related company and commercial law issues. Kirsten is regularly involved in the establishment, ongoing administration and restructuring of Jersey trusts.

She also has expertise in the intricacies of private international law as it applies to wills, succession, probate, inheritance and lasting powers of attorney.

Professional
  • Solicitor* - Scotland
  • STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners) Member

*non-practising

News/Experience
Bank's costly error highlights the importance of following due probate process in Jersey

For the first time, a financial institution in Jersey has been sentenced in the Royal Court for the offence of intermeddling under the Probate (Jersey) Law 1998 ("the Probate Law"). This article explains the lessons to be learnt.

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Insights
Making a will in Jersey for non-Jersey domiciled individuals
Briefings | 06 Nov 2018

This briefing explains when you should make a Jersey will if you are not domiciled in Jersey. It only deals with movable assets in Jersey and not, therefore, land or other immovable property situate in Jersey.

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Making a will in Jersey for Jersey domiciled individuals
Briefings | 06 Nov 2018

This briefing provides answers to some of the key questions which you may have regarding the need for you to make a will. It should be noted that this briefing only applies to individuals who are domiciled in Jersey.

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Jersey Lasting Powers of Attorney
Briefings | 11 Oct 2018

The Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 (the "Capacity Law"), which came into effect on 1 October 2018, has introduced lasting powers of attorney ("LPA") to Jersey. A Jersey LPA is a new instrument whereby a person (the "donor") appoints ano...

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