Vanessa SchrumGroup Head of the Private Client and Trusts Department at Appleby
Vanessa is a partner and Group Head of the Private Client & Trusts Practice group at Appleby (Bermuda) Limited. She first qualified as a solicitor in the UK and is admitted to the bars of Bermuda and the BVI. Vanessa has extensive experience on a wide range of trust and estate planning matters including the use of Bermuda private and commercial trust structures, PTCs and the administration of complex and large estates. Vanessa serves as a director of several trust companies (both private and licensed) and also acts as a Protector. She is a member of STEP, ITPA (currently serving as editor of the Bermuda section of ITPA Portfolio of Laws) and the Bermuda trusts law reform committee. Vanessa is ranked as Band 1 in Chambers Global High Net Worth Guide 2021. She is a Legal 500 ‘Leading Individual’ and is listed in the Private Client Global Elite Directory.