Nicholas Holland

Nicholas Holland
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Nick Holland, based in London, is a private client partner at McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP. He specialises in international contentious trusts and estates and acts primarily for wealthy families, individuals, institutional trustees, protectors and enforcers in disputes involving offshore trusts. Nick is also often involved in non-contentious international private wealth matters where he brings his extensive knowledge of offshore trusts and jurisdictions as well as potentially litigious outcomes to bear on the difficulties faced by international wealthy families. A Canadian expatriate in London, Nick often advises Canadian individuals and institutions on matters of UK law.

Nick is qualified as a lawyer in England and Wales, the Cayman Islands, British Columbia and Ontario; and has played a key role in litigation in the Cayman Islands, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, British Virgin Islands, Singapore, Switzerland, Canada and the United States.

Nick is often invited to speak at conferences worldwide. He is co-chair of the highly respected ALM/LegalWeek International Trusts and Estates Forum in Europe. He chaired the International Trust and Private Client: Isle of Man conferences in 2017 and 2018. He was chair of the Private Client Summer School programme held at Cambridge University in 2018. He is often asked to speak on international trusts disputes and has done so in New York, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Toronto, Chicago, New York, Jersey, Guernsey, Provence, the Isle of Man, Singapore, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates.

Nick is recognised as leading lawyer in the world’s most eminent legal guides and directories including Chambers Global, Chambers HNW, Chambers UK, The Legal 500 and CityWealth.

WWL says: Nicholas Holland is "a very personable" practitioner who "charms the courts" as well as providing "very creative solutions" on contentious issues.

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