Partner - Private client and trusts
Orchid specialises in private wealth and commercial/corporate trust and estate matters, advising high net worth individuals and large institutional clients on all complexities of trust structures and estate planning needs.
Orchid is a vastly qualified Attorney-at-Law admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor-at-Law of England and Wales, Bermuda, and the Cayman Islands. She holds a wealth of legal experience, spanning over 18 years in trust and estate matters. Orchid is multi-faceted in that she can assist with any onshore trust and estate affairs and where structures and transactions cross borders with or emanate from, Cayman and Bermuda, she is able to assist as well.
Orchid has worked in-house and in private practice in offshore magic-circle law firms and institutions including Ogier and Appleby and as a result, she has the abilities to combine the technical skill of a highly trained lawyer with a true understanding of the client’s business and/or personal needs, thereby providing technically and commercially sound legal advice.
- Society of Lincoln’s Inn
- Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP)
- Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association
- Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths of Bermuda
- Bermuda Bar Association
Succession advice for entrepreneurs
Orchid Lee shares her advice on succession planning for entrepreneurs in an article for Just Entrepreneurs. Orchid explains:...Press | Posted: 2 Mar 2022
Where there's a Will there's a way
Arguably, a Will is probably the most important and essential document in wealth planning that an individual should have. It is...Video | Posted: 14 Oct 2021
Corporate trustee vs Individual trustee - 10 Things to Consider
Part 1 Corporate trustee vs Individual trustee It is a common belief that a relative, close friend, or lawyer, is the...Article | Posted: 1 Oct 2021
"Elevar EHS Advisors have always found Orchid professional, knowledgeable and personable. She was able to resolve and settle issues in a diplomatic and effective manner. She has the experience and expertise we needed to negotiate complex consultancy contracts. We will continue to call on Orchid at Spencer West to ensure our company is legally compliant and protected for future contracts."
"I am writing to acknowledge how grateful I am to Orchid Lee for her prompt and efficient response with my legal matters. She took the stress out of a very difficult situation and I cannot thank her enough."
International trust and estate affairs for both commercial, corporate, high net worth individuals and large institutional clients.
- Maples Group