Elspeth Talbot Rice QC

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Described in the directories as "the smiling assassin" Elspeth is a highly sought after court advocate who commands a wealth of international trusts expertise.  She acts in international trust matters for private clients and commercial enterprises across the globe, combining her knowledge and depth of experience with incisive legal analysis, clarity of expression, practicality, supreme approachability, energy and zest, a strong court presence and superb advocacy. Chambers & Partners, Chambers Global and Legal 500 as well as Citywealth Leaders all recommend her as a leading silk.  Citywealth Leaders quotes a referee as saying  " Elspeth embodies all of the qualities we look for in our leading counsel: intellectual rigour, fierce determination, engagement with the client and the detail of the case, composure under pressure, commerciality and articulate leadership. She manages also to be highly responsive, accessible, energetic and incredibly positive. This combination of skills and personality is incredibly hard to find in one person and consequently she is much in demand in the big cases, where her sense of purpose and direction are of immense value."

The Sponsors

Jersey Finance Pictet North America Advisors S.A. Rawlinson & Hunter Ministry of Financial Services - Commonwealth of the Bahamas IRI-The Marshall Islands Registry Bermuda Business Development Agency Abu Dhabi Global Market Bryn Mawr Trust Company of Delaware International Wealth Tax Advisors LOM Financial Miller Thomson LLP Touchstone WSFS Wealth - Christiana Trust Enhance Group Henley & Partners Invest Barbados Boslil Bank Limited Hull & Hull LLP Legacy Tax + Trust Lawyers Thorsteinssons LLP