Partner, McDermott Will & Emery
Nicholas (Nick) Holland is a partner at McDermott Will & Emery. He focuses his practice on international contentious trusts and estates and acts primarily for wealthy families, individuals, institutional trustees, protectors and enforcers in disputes involving offshore trusts. Nick is also often involved in non-contentious international private wealth matters where he brings his extensive knowledge of offshore trusts and jurisdictions as well as potentially litigious outcomes to bear on the difficulties faced by international wealthy families.
Nick is qualified as a lawyer in England and Wales, the Cayman Islands, British Columbia and Ontario; and has played a key role in litigation in the Cayman Islands, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, British Virgin Islands, Singapore, Switzerland, Canada and the United States. A Canadian expatriate in London, Nick often advises Canadian individuals and institutions on matters of U.K. law either himself or where appropriate in conjunction with other members of McDermott’s prestigious private wealth or tax teams.
Nick is often invited to speak at Seminars and Conferences in the U.K. and internationally. He is co-Chair of the annual highly respected ALM/LegalWeek International Trusts and Estates Forum held in Europe. He chaired the International Trust & Private Client: Isle of Man conferences in 2017 and 2018. He was chair of the Private Client Summer School program held at Cambridge University in 2018. He is often asked to speak on International trusts disputes and has done so in amongst other places New York, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Toronto, Chicago, New York, Jersey, Guernsey, Provence, the Isle of Man, Singapore, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates.
Nick’s is recognized as leading lawyer in the world’s most eminent legal guides and directories including, Chambers Global, Chambers High Net Worth, Chambers U.K., The Legal 500 and CityWealth.