Sterling Trust appoints in-house counsel

Sterling Trust (Cayman) Limited, an affiliate of Sterling Global Financial Ltd., has appointed Yvette Ratchford as in-house counsel.

Ratchford has experience as an attorney covering all aspects of Cayman Islands trust law advisory and litigation. She has advised trustees, protectors and other office holders on various contentious and non-contentious matters. While practising in England, she specialised in trust administration, financial advice and providing legal advice in the areas of trust, taxation and estates.

She was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2006 (non-practising) and admitted as a solicitor in the Cayman Islands in 2016. She is also dual qualified as a financial planner and is a full member of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners. She acquired the STEP Advanced Certificate in UK Tax for International Clients and is pursuing her designation as a Chartered Financial Planner with the Chartered Insurance Institute.

“We are delighted to have a professional of Yvette’s calibre join our team,” said Cory Macculloch, managing director of Sterling Trust. “Ensuring that we are staffed with professionals who are able to support our clients in meeting their objectives remains a priority as we continue to grow.”