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Transcontinental Trusts: Istanbul 2024
2-4 October 2024
InterContinental HotelIstanbul, Turkey

Claire van Overdijk KC
Counsel at Carey Olsen


Claire is counsel in the dispute resolution and litigation team and trusts & private wealth team at Carey Olsen Bermuda.

An expert in cross border disputes and private international law, Claire is recognised as a leading figure in jurisdictional issues both in the public law and private client fields. Claire has extensive experience of private client practice including contentious trust and estates work and her practice has frequently extended to cross border disputes in these fields.

Alongside her other practice areas, Claire has extensive expertise in mental capacity law and has been described as “go-to counsel for international mental capacity matters”. She has served as Chair of the STEP Mental Capacity Global Special Interest Group and is an editor of "The International Protection of Adults" (Oxford University Press), which provides comparative analysis of private international law rules relating to mental capacity law and the Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults.

Agenda Sessions

  • Spotting Settlor/Beneficiary/Protector Mental Decline (so when should trustees worry?)