Laura Kearns TEP is a senior associate in the trusts and private wealth team at Carey Olsen Bermuda Limited.
Laura has significant experience advising on all aspects of private client work. Laura's practice in the UK was focussed on lifetime and succession planning for individuals and families, often with an international element to their affairs. This included advising on complex trusts and estates, the preparation of Wills and mental capacity issues.
Laura now provides advice to individuals, fiduciaries and companies on all aspects of trust law, including the establishment and ongoing administration of trusts and their underlying entities, the restructuring and variation of trusts and related regulatory matters.
Areas of Practice
- Corporate Trust Structures
- Estate Planning
- Private Client
- Private Trust Structures
- Trusts and Private Wealth
- Wills and Inheritance
Prior to joining Carey Olsen in 2022, Laura practiced as a solicitor in the UK. She trained with Withers LLP in London before qualifying into their Private Client team. She subsequently worked for regional firm Royds Withy King LLP, splitting her time between the London and Bath offices.
Laura is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, having been admitted to practice in October 2015. She graduated from Durham University in 2009 with a degree in History and later undertook both the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at BBP Law School in London.
Laura is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Carey Olsen Bermuda Limited is a company limited by shares incorporated in Bermuda and approved and recognised under the Bermuda Bar (Professional Companies) Rules 2009. The use of the title “Partner” is merely to denote seniority. Services are provided on the basis of our current terms of business, which can be viewed at: www.careyolsen.com/terms-business.