Stonehage Fleming has announced the appointment of Paul Matthams as partner within the Family Office division.
Matthams joins from offshore law firm Carey Olsen where he has been a partner for nearly twenty years as well as head of the firm’s Trusts and Private Wealth Group from October 2005 to June 2016. he has over thirty years of experience in the Jersey financial services industry both as a lawyer and as a professional trustee, as well as a notary public and is a leading authority on trusts and pensions.
He has advised individuals and companies on trusts, estate planning and pension issues, and has acted for high net worth individuals and families, family offices, and private trust companies. He has also been regularly instructed by leading financial institutions and trustee boards including public and private sector pension scheme trustees.
Matthams is a long-standing member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and the Association of Pension Lawyers. He is a former chairman of the Jersey Association of Pension Funds and the Jersey Pensions Association and was an original member of the Jersey Finance Pensions Working Party.