Created Date:
24 January 2023
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Carey Olsen adds new partner to Trusts and Private Wealth practice in Jersey

Carey Olsen is pleased to welcome Robert Dobbyn who joins the firm this month as a partner in the Trusts and Private Wealth practice in Jersey.

Robert joins Carey Olsen from Walkers where he has been a partner and head of their Jersey Private Capital and Trusts Group. He is an expert in Jersey trust and foundation structures and has a focus on private client structuring and advice. Robert is also a Jersey Advocate and a Committee member of the global professional body, STEP. His practice covers primarily non-contentious private wealth matters where he advises clients in the professional service industry from around the world, particularly London, Switzerland and the Middle East. Before joining Walkers, Robert spent five years at Ogier. He trained and qualified as a solicitor with Withers LLP in London.

Alex Ohlsson, Group Managing Partner, commented: "I am delighted to welcome Robert to our firm. He brings with him many years of experience in the wealth management space and I am sure our clients will benefit from his considerable expertise".

Carey Olsen has one of the largest offshore trusts and private wealth practices. In the latest edition of Chambers and Partners High Net Worth guide, the firm had more ranked individuals than any other offshore law firm with 13 lawyers recognised and three band 1 rankings for its private wealth practices in Bermuda, Guernsey and Jersey.  The firm was also a finalist for the STEP Private Client Awards 2022, in the 'International Legal Team of the Year (mid-size)' and the 'Private client Legal Team of the Year (mid-size)' categories.