Legislative amendments to the Cayman Islands’ Trusts Law which were passed earlier this year have been pronounced to take effect from 14 June 2019. While the reforms do not represent a drastic overhaul of the Trusts Law, they introduce welcome improvements to ensure the Cayman Islands remains a leading offshore jurisdiction for the establishment, administration, and maintenance of trusts. Read more about the legislative changes here.
Conyers’ private client and trust practice is one of the largest and most experienced international offshore practices in the world and seeks to deliver solution-driven advice for our clients’ unique requirements.
In the Cayman Islands our lawyers provide top tier advice to ultra-high net worth clients with family trust structures, both in original design of the structure or restructuring in adjustment to changing circumstances, as well as in ongoing administration. With a trusts disputes practice spanning the jurisdictions of Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands, Conyers fields one of the most experienced and respected trust litigation teams worldwide. The Cayman team has acted in many prominent trust disputes and leading cases in the field, and regularly receives major instructions on contentious trust and probate matters, which are often cross-border in nature.