Bedell Cristin lawyers feature in Global Elite Private Client list

05 Jul 2017

Two of our experienced private client lawyers, Alasdair Davidson and Zillah Howard, are included in the re-launched Legal Week Private Client Global Elite.

The list identifies the top specialist trusts and private client lawyers who have a truly international reach. Alasdair and Zillah are included in a directory of leading names which will be launched by Legal Week at a gala dinner in London in October.

Alasdair, who is head of the litigation, private wealth and fiduciary teams in Guernsey, is instructed by law firms and institutional clients world-wide and has acted for most of Guernsey’s leading fiduciaries, fund providers and banks. He has appeared in a variety of courts and tribunals worldwide representing clients in corporate, fiduciary and insolvency matters and is highly regarded as a leading speaker on his areas of specialisation. Qualified also as an English Barrister and as an Attorney in Law in the Caribbean, he is described in the leading directories as ‘excellent, bright and pragmatic’ and is included in the ‘Leaders in their Field;’ category in Chambers UK, Europe and Global 2017.

Zillah, a leading lawyer in our International Private Client team in Jersey, advises on trusts and foundations, including many complex and high value structures and the establishment and use of private trust companies. She is an active member of working groups shaping legislation on trusts, foundations and the charities law in Jersey and is an acknowledged specialist on philanthropy matters. Described in the leading directories as providing ‘top notch advice’ and of ‘first class intellectual ability’, Zillah is also included in the ‘Leaders in their Field’ category published by Chambers, UK, Europe and Global 2017 and has been the winner of the ‘Best in Offshore’ in the Europe Women in Business Law Awards for five consecutive years.