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

Nicole Buncher
Senior Associate at Clifford Chance


Nicole Buncher is one of the key members of the private wealth and trusts disputes team. Nicole's client portfolio includes financial institutions, corporate, trustees, protectors and beneficiaries.

Nicole is regularly involved in advising on high value and complex commercial disputes, often involving multiple jurisdictions. Nicole has particular expertise in onshore and offshore trust litigation, as well as trust restructuring and court approved variations.

Relevant experience

• Advising a well-known trust company in relation to a number of multi-jurisdictional trust disputes involving a London based family. The assets of the trust are held in a variety of forms and in a variety of jurisdictions and are worth around US$400 million

• Advising high net worth individuals in relation to a dispute involving a global estate worth US$ billions across a range of jurisdictions including Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man, India, Luxembourg and Switzerland

• Advising a Russian company on a shareholder dispute and various contractual claims for damages involving Russian, Cypriot and BVI companies

She has been ranked as a "next generation lawyer" in the 2018 Legal 500 directory and is described as having ‘meticulous attention to detail, excellent judgement, fighting spirit and coolness in the face of adversity’.

Agenda Sessions

  • Challenging trustee decision-making: When does it actually succeed and why?