Advocate Paul Matthams, a non-contentious Jersey trusts lawyer, will join Seymour Law LLP as a Partner from 1st August 2022.
Advocate Matthams is regarded as an authority on trusts law and is a co-author of the leading volume ‘Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in the Channel Islands’ with James Kessler QC. A lawyer and previously a professional trustee, Advocate Matthams is also a notary public and pensions expert.
Paul will join Seymour Law LLP from Stonehage Fleming, where he was a partner in its Family Office division. Prior to this, he was a partner at Carey Olsen for almost twenty years. In his new role, Paul will continue to advise individuals and institutions on trust, estate planning and pension law matters. In addition to his legal practice, Paul remains a long-standing member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and the Ecclesiastical Law Society. He is also the Proctor Substitute of the Ecclesiastical Court of Jersey.
Launched in 2020, Seymour Law LLP provides legal services for individuals, businesses, and institutional clients, with a focus on contentious and non-contentious trust work, as well as specialist employment matters. Advocate Matthams’ expertise will complement the experience of the firm’s founding partners, Advocates Mark Renouf and Jean-Marie Renouf.
Co-Founding Partner Mark Renouf said: “We are delighted to work once more with Paul, so that we can extend our enhanced expertise to clients, both existing and new. Paul is noted for his unrivalled trusts law knowledge and experience, and we are very happy to welcome him into our expert-led team.”