Counsel and Managing Director of Forbes Hare Trust Company, New Zealand
- New Zealand
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Lorraine is the managing director of Forbes Hare Trust Company (NZ) Limited and is responsible for the New Zealand fiduciary operations of the firm. She is also qualified as a solicitor in the BVI and serves as trusts counsel to Forbes Hare.
Originally qualified as an English solicitor, Lorraine has practised as a private client lawyer at specialist law firms in London and in the offshore Caribbean. Until 2010 she was a senior associate at Maples and Calder, following which she moved to New Zealand where she managed the New Zealand operations of another offshore fiduciary services provider.
Lorraine has substantial experience of private legal practice, offshore fiduciary service provision, and of acting as counsel to the family office of one of Europe’s wealthiest families – a role which for a number of years saw her responsible for the legal and tax affairs of over 100 individuals in a full-service family office.
Lorraine has served as a director of Forbes Hare Trust Company (NZ) Limited since 2013.
Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)
Admitted as a solicitor of England & Wales (now non-practising)