Trust can be defined as a structure that is established to carry out business on behalf of the trust  members, also known as beneficiaries. A trust can be useful structure to protect your assets and it  offers flexibility of asset and income distribution. Our lawyers can assist you in setting up a trust and  provide advice in relation to the operation of your trust.

A family trust is a type of discretionary trust that is created for the benefit of family members. Family trusts can be made:

  • where there’s a family business
  • to hold family assets
  • to protect assets
  • for tax purposes
  • to avoid challenges to a family member’s will 

Please find different trust structures:

  • discretionary trusts
  • unit trusts
  • hybrid trust
  • special disability trusts and
  • charitable trusts