Private client

Services: Trust and corporate formation

Trust formation

We establish trusts in a number of key global jurisdictions for a wide range of clients. Our in-depth knowledge and practical experience means we are highly adept at delivering the best solutions.

Trusts are established for a variety of reasons including:

  • Asset protection
  • Succession and estate planning
  • Preservation of family wealth
  • Confidentiality purposes
  • Avoiding forced heirship rules
  • Protecting the interests of minors
  • Maximising tax efficiencies

The types of trust we establish include:

  • Discretionary trusts
  • Interest in possession and accumulation and maintenance trusts
  • Special purpose trusts, and US grantor trusts
  • Reserved powers and BVI VISTA trusts
  • Private trust companies

We offer comprehensive services and work with legal advisers to draft the trust deed. We act as trustee and carry out the day-to-day management and administration of the trust, as well as provide accounting services.

Corporate formation

Through our network of offices, and via our expert partner firms, we establish various types of company around the world. These include:

  • Private companies
  • Private limited companies
  • Public limited companies
  • Companies limited by guarantee and unlimited companies

Our services in relation to company formation include:

  • Incorporation
  • Provision of directors
  • Provision of registered office
  • Provision of registered agent or company secretary
  • Provision of nominee shareholders
  • Administration
  • Book-keeping
  • Accounting

We also have shelf companies available in certain jurisdictions.

We derive immense satisfaction from delivering a professional and efficient service. A dedicated relationship director, supported by an expert team, is appointed to all of our clients and they are the main point of contact for clients and advisers alike.