HSM

Robert Mack

HEAD OF PRIVATE CLIENT & TRUSTS Law

Robert Mack

HEAD OF PRIVATE CLIENT & TRUSTS Law

Expertise
Robert Mack is the Head of Private Client & Trusts. Robert specialises in private and commercial trusts including purpose/STAR, reserved powers, unit, charitable, and fixed interest trusts. He also acts for high-net-worth families, trustees, executors, beneficiaries, enforcers, protectors, banks, and international law firms.  Robert also has expertise in the area of Will and Estates including drafting Wills and Codicils, preparing applications for Grants of Probate, applications to re-seal foreign Grants of Probate, and all matters concerning the administration of estates.

Professional Background
Robert joined HSM in 2016, having previously worked at top-tier international law firms in the Cayman Islands and London. Robert has been practicing Cayman Islands law exclusively since 2007. Since 2010 he has been a member of the local branch of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”) where he currently holds the position of branch Secretary. Robert also sits on the STEP legislative review sub-committee, which works in partnership with the Cayman Islands Government to implement and improve legislation connected to the trusts and private client industry. Robert is the author of several professional journal articles and has spoken at local and international trusts conferences on a wide variety of topics.

Education
(1994) York University (Toronto, Canada) – Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
(1997) University of Liverpool (England) – Bachelor of Laws (LL.B).

Achievements
The Tim Shea prize for the candidate with the highest overall performance in the LL.B program
The Dean’s prize for outstanding performance in the LL.B program
The Senior Mooting Shield

Bar Admissions
Cayman Islands (2007)
England & Wales (2000)

Memberships
Cayman Islands Law Society (2007)
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (2003)