Lydia Carter


Lydia joined Bedell Cristin as an associate in September 2017, having worked for another Jersey firm where she trained and qualified as an English Solicitor in August 2017.

Lydia advises professional trustees and intermediaries on Jersey trust law, including the establishment of foundations, private trust companies, family offices and other Jersey trust structures. She also advises on related corporate law and regulatory issues, including FATCA and the common reporting standard.

Lydia advises on pension schemes and employee incentive arrangements, and she has helped her colleagues in working with the government to enhance Jersey's offering of international savings vehicles.

  • Solicitor* - England & Wales
  • STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners) Member


Industry focus
  • Current chairperson of the Jersey Junior Lawyers Association
  • Assistant to the committee of the Jersey Pensions Association
New DIFC Employee Workplace Savings Scheme Proposed
International Private Client 23 Oct 2019 Jersey

On 17 October the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC) issued a consultation paper proposing amendments to its employment laws. The amendments will replace the current defined benefit end-of-service gratuity payment regime.

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Introducing Jersey’s International Savings Plans
International Private Client 11 Jan 2019 Jersey

Jersey has introduced a new savings vehicle called the International Savings Plan ("ISP") which will attract more multinational employers on to the Island. ISPs will offer more flexibility to employers than traditional pensions or share plans.

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International Savings Plans approved in Jersey

This week the States of Jersey has approved a new International Savings Plan (ISP) regime. Nancy Chien (Bedell Cristin partner and chairman of the Jersey Pensions Association) has been instrumental in shaping the new legislation and explains the benefits o...

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International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) to host family office seminar in Jersey - register now

AIJA will host a family office conference from 12-14 July 2018, open to AIJA members and non-members alike. The event is expected to attract attendees from across the UK and offshore jurisdictions; it is targeted at family offices, providers of family offi...

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