New Partner for International Private Client Team01 Sep 2015
Nancy Chien has been appointed a partner of Bedell Cristin in Jersey.
A member of the private wealth and fiduciary team, Nancy is a founding committee member of the Jersey Pensions Association and has also represented the legal industry on a government led pensions working group and has helped shape policy affecting Jersey pensions. She was recently acknowledged for ‘spearheading a group of Jersey trustees in agreeing the wording for the FATCA guidance notes for Jersey.'
A fluent Mandarin and Taiwanese speaker, Nancy joined Bedell in 2012 from Ashurst in London where she was a senior associate. She gained her trust law experience in Jersey and New Zealand. Qualified as an advocate in Jersey, a solicitor in England & Wales, a barrister in New Zealand and most recently as a solicitor in the BVI, Nancy has been a key figure in the firm’s drive into Asian markets. She has been described as ‘a proactive adviser who impresses with appropriate legal advice that comes with high service levels’ and ’gives real value to her clients’.
Bedell's international private client team is described as combining ‘commercial acumen with excellent specialist legal advice….with service excellent on every level’ and is ranked in the top tier of the leading legal directories, Chambers and Legal 500.
Edward Bennett, partner and head of the international private client team, commented:
"Nancy’s partnership appointment further strengthens the extensive capabilities and experience of the IPC team. Her international knowledge of the pensions market is recognised both within the firm and in the wider industry and, as well as being at the cutting edge of legal and industry developments, she shares the firm’s uncompromising commitment to premium client care."