Mason Birbeck is a partner in Collas Crill’s fiduciary team.
A Jersey advocate, he specialises in trusts, foundations and related corporate law. Mason has considerable experience advising on the establishment and operation of Jersey private trusts, charitable and non-charitable purpose trusts, pension trusts, EBTs and foundations and as to the rights, duties and powers of persons involved with them.
He acts for a range of trust companies, banking institutions, international law firms and high net worth individuals on trust and related corporate and commercial aspects of international wealth structuring, and has extensive practical knowledge of cross-border transactions involving Jersey and other international finance centres.
Mason is recommended by Legal 500 2013.
He is a member of STEP, co-author of the Jersey chapter of World’s Leading Financial & Trust Centres published by Sweet & Maxwell and is a speaker at conferences and seminars.
Authors: Mason Birbeck, David Dorgan
Price: £14.35 | August 2014 ISBN: 9781860726309
This guide covers the essential aspects of Jersey foundations, explaining the foundation’s historic and present place in the world, its development in Jersey, its characteristics and its uses, before going on to explain its constitutional documents and the mechanics of how a foundation operates.