Michael Shenkin

Senior Associate

Michael specialises in trusts, corporate and commercial, business law, mergers and acquisitions, private client and family office.

Career

Michael qualified as an English Solicitor in 2007 and has over ten years’ experience in the Jersey finance and legal industry.

Michael previously worked for a boutique legal practice that was affiliated to a large independent trust company where he fulfilled roles as a solicitor and in-house counsel for corporate matters, private client and funds. Michael managed an institutional issuer of structured securities with over US$20bn of assets under management and a family office team servicing one large family office.

Michael won the CityWealth Tomorrow Club Emerging Wealth Advisor/Manager of the year at the 2012 CityWealth Offshore Awards.  This award acknowledged Michael as having excelled in achievement, innovation, expertise and service for his clients. Michael was also recognised as one of the UK’s top 35 under 35 advisors by Private Client Practitioner in 2012 and was shortlisted for Wealth Professional of the Year at the 2015 Citywealth Magic Circle Awards.

Michael contributes to our knowledge management team, assisting with the drafting of legal precedents, articles and briefing notes. He is also regularly asked to speak at CPD events.

Leisure

Michael is a keen football and horse racing fan and is partial to a good pint of real ale. He currently plays “cross-country” golf but has the ambition of hitting the ball straight one day and spending less time in the undergrowth, trees, bunkers and lakes.

Testimonials

“innovative, flexible and commercial”
Legal 500



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