Victoria Grogan, an international will and probate specialist with more than 10 years’ experience in offshore practice, has joined Ogier as counsel and probate manager in Jersey.

Victoria brings with her an in-depth knowledge of Jersey law and has particular expertise in the administration of high net worth and multi-jurisdictional local and foreign domiciled estates, as well as complex succession planning and will drafting. She regularly presents on a variety of topics in her field, including presenting to STEP Jersey branch on digital assets post death.

Working closely with teams across Ogier’s service lines, Victoria will play a key role in delivering an integrated wills and probate service to complement other client offerings, alongside providing clients with discrete will and probate services.

Victoria was named in the Citywealth 2016 future leaders list and is a full member of STEP.

Jonathan Hughes, Ogier’s Global Senior Service Line head as well as head of Ogier’s Local Legal Services, said: ‘Victoria is highly respected in the industry for her expertise and dynamism, and we look forward to her applying her skills at Ogier as she plays a pivotal role in ensuring our probate services join up with our offerings across our service lines. Her arrival also presents a strategic expansion of our probate capacity, ensuring we are best placed to deliver specialist advice and legal services in the face of increasingly complex wealth and estate planning.’