Verena is a qualified solicitor in English and German Law. She provides legal and tax advice to the client teams within the business, focussing on the establishment and administration of trust and corporate structures and acts on selected fiduciary structures as direct point of contact for high net worth clients. She further advises on a wide range of regulatory matters such as FATCA/CRS and economic substance requirements. Verena liaises regularly with external legal and tax advisers and other intermediaries on relevant client matters.
Prior to joining Accuro, Verena held in-house counsel positions at two multi-national fiduciary service providers in Jersey. Educated in Germany, Verena qualified as a German Solicitor in 2009. During her professional legal training in Germany she worked in a German law firm and alongside judges and prosecutors at the High Court. Verena qualified as a Solicitor of England and Wales in 2016 and holds the STEP advanced certificate in UK Tax for international clients.
Verena speaks fluent English and German. She is admitted to the German Bar and the Solicitor Regulations Authority and is a qualified business mediator.