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Alexa Saunders


Alexa is head of the trusts and private wealth group in Jersey and has a broad non-contentious trust practice.


Alexa regularly advises in connection with private family trusts, employee benefit trusts and pension trusts, including on the establishment of new trust structures, drafting trust and ancillary instruments and advising in connection with the ongoing administration and restructuring of complex trust structures.  Alexa also advises in connection with philanthropic and charitable structures as well as foundations.



Alexa trained and qualified with a law firm in London in 2005 and then qualified as a Jersey Advocate in 2009. Prior to joining Carey Olsen in 2011, Alexa was a senior associate in the trusts group of another law firm in Jersey. She became a partner at Carey Olsen in 2016.

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