Private Client Department Established
1st March 2021
Image: Simon Lofthouse
We are pleased to announce the establishment of a Private Client department with the recent addition of Simon Lofthouse. Simon joins from Ogier (Jersey) LLP as head of our Private Client team.
Advocate Le Quesne commented: “Simon has considerable experience helping individuals and families with their estate and inter-generational planning. Simon has a down to earth approach and always aims to give clients peace of mind along with offering clear and pragmatic solutions. He is an asset to the firm and our clients.”
With over eleven years’ experience in all areas of private client matters, Simon’s practice encompasses succession and estate planning advice to local and international clients. This includes advising his clients on issues such as, wills, probate and mental capacity issues. In addition to this, Simon has substantial expertise in advising charities, trustees and beneficiaries of Jersey trusts, and has particular interest in advising HNW international families on cross-border succession planning and general wealth structuring.
Simon’s legal practice is further bolstered by his STEP qualification in cross border estate planning in which he received the highest ever mark in any STEP exam worldwide. Simon is a practising English solicitor, he lives with his wife and two daughters in Trinity and volunteers with the RNLI in his spare time.
Simon Lofthouse said: “I am thrilled and excited to join the award winning team at Corbett Le Quesne. The firm is a perfect fit and complements my own practice of providing specialist legal advice to families both in Jersey and internationally. Corbett Le Quesne stands out from other firms in Jersey for its exceptional reputation and approach to providing solutions and peace of mind to families”.
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