Laura Hair is a member of our Private Wealth practice in the British Virgin Islands.
Laura provides advice to private and institutional clients on all aspects of BVI trust and probate law.
Laura specialises in estate and succession planning for high-net-worth individuals and their families, with a particular focus on implementing asset protection, family governance and multi-generational wealth management solutions through the use of trusts. She regularly works with onshore advisors, predominantly lawyers and accountants, and individual clients, on the creation, administration and termination of a range of simple and complex structures, including VISTA trusts, purpose trusts and charitable trusts. Laura also advises on the incorporation and use of Private Trust Companies.
Laura can also advise on and draft BVI Wills, in particular for individuals holding shares in BVI companies.
In addition to Laura’s trust and wills practice, she also advises on probate matters, and regularly deals with applications for grants of probate, letters of administration and the re-sealing for foreign grants in the BVI Probate Court.
Prior to joining Harneys, Laura trained and worked at Turcan Connell, Scotland’s premier private client firm.
Laura is a member of the Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners (STEP).