Julie Currie is counsel in the trusts and private wealth team at Carey Olsen and specialises in pensions. She advises local and international trustee clients on scheme governance, administration and regulatory issues, in addition to project work including transfers, scheme restructures, risk transfers (i.e. buy-ins and buy-outs) and benefit change exercises. Julie advises pension providers and employer clients on their obligations in respect of existing schemes, on the establishment of new pension schemes, the amendment of schemes and on scheme-specific projects including liability management exercises. Julie has extensive experience advising in respect of defined benefit, defined contribution and master trust schemes.
Julie is the firm's first pan-Channel Island lawyer and divides her working week between the firm's Jersey and Guernsey offices.
Julie studied Law at the University of Glasgow and obtained her Diploma in Legal Practice from the Glasgow Graduate School of Law in 2007. Julie completed her training contract at a leading national law firm in the UK and chose to specialise in pensions in 2009. Julie continued to work within the firm's first-rate pensions practice until 2018 when she joined Carey Olsen. Julie is a member of the Law Society of Scotland.