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Shân Warnock-Smith QC

5 Stone Buildings - London

  • 5 Stone Buildings
  • Lincoln's Inn
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • WC2A 3XT

Practice Areas

Advice and litigation in connection with all aspects of trusts, succession, charities and related professional negligence claims in the UK and internationally, particularly the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Hong Kong, Singapore, Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. Has a particular interest in wealth structuring (including charity and philanthropy) for international families from both the advisory and the litigation standpoints. Accredited mediator specialising in trust and estate disputes.

Professional Memberships

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Chancery Bar Association, Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists and The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law.


Called to the Bar 1971. Silk 2002. Admitted to practise in the Cayman Islands, the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court and England and Wales. Established International Chancery and Trusts Chambers in the Cayman Islands in 2010 and practises from there and from 5 Stone Buildings in London


Lecturer, writer and broadcaster on trust and estate matters. Sits on the Editorial Board of The Wills and Trusts Law Reports.