Zedra Jersey

Head of Legal I Jersey & Guernsey

Carolyn Cowan

Carolyn provides advice to ZEDRA’s trustees and directors on all issues arising in respect of trusts, foundations, companies, and other offshore structures administered and managed by ZEDRA. She is also responsible for drafting and reviewing legal documentation, as well as giving input on numerous compliance and data protection issues.

After starting her legal career in private practice in Aberdeen, where she advised on a wide variety of commercial matters, Carolyn moved to Jersey in 1990 and gained experience working for various legal and financial firms. She has experience working across a variety of services including Corporate, Banking, Fund and Trust. Before joining ZEDRA in 2016, Carolyn worked for Barclays Wealth as an in- house lawyer to the offshore trust companies.

Carolyn is a Member of the Law Society of Scotland and is an affiliate member of STEP. She has a Diploma in Legal Practice and Bachelor of Laws degree.


Contact Carolyn for

  • Company Incorporation and Management Services
  • Compliance Solutions
  • Escrow Services
  • Foundations
  • Fund Formation and Administration
  • Protected Cell Companies
  • Structuring
  • Succession Planning
  • Transactional Special Purpose Vehicles (“SPVs”)
  • Trust Services

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • French