Chief Executive Officer
Farah Ballands is the Chief Executive Officer of Estera and Managing Director of Estera Trust (Jersey) Limited. She oversees the group’s fiduciary, administration and accounting practices in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Mauritius, the Seychelles and Shanghai.
Farah is a lawyer by background and was a partner of Appleby from 2003 until 2015, where she led the global fiduciary practices since 2006, which eventually became Estera in 2016.
In the past, Farah specialised in the implementation and administration of corporate employee benefit arrangements. She has extensive knowledge of the use of offshore trust and corporate structures.
Farah has been recognised by a number of leading publications and industry bodies including:
WealthBriefing’s European Awards, Women in Wealth Management 2016
Citywealth Power Women Awards 2015 and 2016
Citywealth Leaders List in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
Private Client Practitioner's Top 50 Most Influential List in 2013 and 2017
Farah has an LLB from Exeter University, is an English Barrister (non-practicing) and a member of the Jersey Law Society.
University of Exeter (England); The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn; The Law Society of Jersey
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