Trusts & Foundations 

The devolved ownership, flexible construction and confidentiality benefits of trusts and foundations makes them an ideal solution for a range of complex personal and corporate situations.

Our services cover tax and estate planning for private clients, pension and employee benefits for corporate entities, charitable trusts and foundation formation. Vistra's expertise guarantees that aspirations are realised and benefits maximised for all our clients.

Vistra's multi-jurisdictional approach also ensures that the correct form of trust and foundation is held in the correct jurisdiction and with the access required for business and family needs.

We take the time to understand each client's personal requirements and offer a full range of trust and foundation formation and management options, including:

  • Discretionary Trust
  • Life Interest / Fixed Trust
  • Private Foundations
  • Accumulation and Maintenance Settlement
  • Protective Trust
  • Purpose Trust
  • Charitable Trust
  • Charitable Foundations


Trusts and foundations offer many solutions for personal and corporate efficiency, such as:

  • Asset Protection
  • Tax Planning and Migration
  • Succession Planning
  • Creditor Protection
  • Political Risk Management
  • Confidentiality
  • Emergency Contingency Planning
  • Family Provision