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Wesley O’Brien



Legal 500 Caribbean 2021

Wesley O’Brien is an Associate in the Private Client & Trust practice in the Cayman Islands office of Conyers.

Wesley’s practice covers all areas of private client and trust law advice and litigation. He has extensive and in-depth experience advising individuals and fiduciaries on all aspects of trust law including estate planning arrangements, wealth management structures, private trust companies and variation of trusts.

Prior to joining Conyers in 2019, Wesley worked in the private client, trust and taxation department of a leading Australian law firm. Wesley regularly advised high net worth and ultra high net worth individuals and families on complex estate planning and trust structuring matters. In Australia, Wesley also advised fund managers, large private and public companies on the structuring and taxation of trusts, as well as the tax implications of various commercial transactions.

Professional Background

  • Associate, Gadens, Melbourne, Australia


  • Australian National University, Legal Practice Course, 2015
  • Monash University, Master of Laws (Juris Doctor), 2014
  • RMIT University, Bachelor of Arts (International Studies), 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Attorney at law, Cayman Islands, 2019
  • Victoria, Australia, Solicitor, 2015 (not currently practising)

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2021 edition of Legal 500 Caribbean (Private Client)
  • Recognised as one of the Citywealth 2019 Future Leaders Top 100

Area(s) of Expertise

Legal Services

Upcoming Firm Events

11 Apr 2022
2022 London Ship Finance Forum

JW Marriott Grosvenor House, London, England

12 Apr 2022
IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022

Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., and Walter E. Washington Convention Center

28 Apr 2022
Trading Risk Awards 2022

The Savoy, London, England

8 May 2022
Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Dublin

The RDS, Intercontinental & Clayton Hotels | Ballsbridge, Dublin

9 May 2022
Investing in African Mining INDABA

CTICC (Cape Town International Convention Centre)

11 May 2022
Bermuda Executive Forum

One Liberty Plaza,
New York, New York

11 May 2022
Asset Recovery International 2022

Conrad Hotel, Dublin, Ireland

18 May 2022
36th Annual: Transcontinental Trusts Geneva Forum 2022

Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva (formerly Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva),
Geneva, Switzerland