Trust and Legal Services Officer
BA (Hons) Law & Management | Masters in Corporate Law (LL.M) – with Merit
Josh joined Southpac in March 2022. As a Trust and Legal Services Officer he collaborates closely with Southpac’s in-house legal team, and assists clients alike on various Trusts, LLCs, IBCs, and corporate matters, and conducts a varied range of complex transactional and legal works. He also leads special legal projects at Southpac.
Josh holds more than 7 years of professional experience within the offshore trustee, corporate services, financial services, and banking sectors. Before joining Southpac, he worked as a ‘Senior Corporate & Trust Relationship Officer’, ‘Associate Trust Relationship Manager’ and ‘Quality Control Manager’ managing a complex mix of portfolios servicing high net worth clients in multiple jurisdictions: Mauritius, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Jersey, UAE, Saint Vincent & Grenadines, Seychelles, Hong Kong, South Africa, Singapore, UK, US and parts of Europe.
Josh is currently pursuing his ‘Ph.D.’ (AI Law, Algorithmic Trading, Investment, and Market Manipulation) at the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. In 2018, he earned his ‘Master of Corporate Law’ (LL.M) with Merit, ‘BA (Hons) in Law & Management’ in 2018, and ‘O-Level and A-Level International Cambridge’ in 2008/10. In 2021, Josh completed a ‘Certificate in AAT Qualified Bookkeeper’. He is a bilingual French & English speaker and has a strong focus on building client relationships.
Outside of work, Josh enjoys legal research and development in AI Law and entertains various scholars in legal writing and articles review. He loves cooking “French Gastronomies”, and “French Wine Tasting”. He enjoys exploring the South Island of New Zealand with Winter trips every year”.