HSM

Robert Mack

HEAD OF PRIVATE CLIENT & TRUSTS Law

Robert Mack

HEAD OF PRIVATE CLIENT & TRUSTS Law

Expertise
Robert Mack recently joined HSM Chambers as the head of private client and trusts, having previously worked at large global offshore law firms in the Cayman Islands. He specialises in private and commercial trusts, and advises high net worth families and trust companies. “Robert’s a really well-experienced lawyer, says one interviewee, who explains that “having worked in both Jersey and Cayman, the two premier jurisdictions for private client work, he’s generally seen as a very safe pair of hands. He provides good-quality work, and goes above and beyond for his clients. He’s quite pragmatic, commercial in his advice, and has strong communication skills.” – Chambers and Partners

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)