Bedell Cristin expands its international private client team to meet client demand
04 June 2021
Bedell Cristin continues to strengthen its International Private Client (IPC) team to support the growing demand for its IPC services globally.
Fraser Allister is the newest member of the team, joining as Managing Associate in the Cayman office. With extensive knowledge of the trust sector, Fraser will advise private and institutional clients on all aspects of Cayman and BVI law. He specialises in trusts and estate planning, the formation of foundations and the intergenerational transfer of wealth.
Nancy Chien has recently stepped up to lead the IPC team in Jersey, succeeding Edward Bennett, who has served in this role for a number of years.
Fraser and Nancy's appointments support Bedell Cristin's commitment to enhance their global IPC service offering. This follows the recruitment of Elizabeth Shaw as a Senior Associate, and Mandarin-speaking Briony Sun to support Asian clients from the Jersey office. Additionally, in the Cayman IPC team Daniel Altneu has been promoted to Managing Associate.
Tim Pearce, Global Managing Partner, said: "Our IPC offering is delivered by a substantial team of legal specialists in all our jurisdictions, with experience advising in key regions of the world and dedicated to high quality client service. I'm delighted to announce the appointment of Nancy as head of IPC in Jersey and to welcome Fraser to the firm in Cayman. It's fantastic to see our IPC team going from strength-to-strength."
In recent rankings Bedell Cristin Jersey was elevated to the top tier of Legal 500 and is included in the leading wealth management publication, eprivateclient’s list of top offshore law firms of 2021.