Kevin Jones is the Managing Director of Kensington New Zealand. He is a trust lawyer with 20 years’ experience and qualified in three jurisdictions: New Zealand, England and Wales and South Africa. As a result, Kevin is well-positioned to assist clients with their inter-jurisdictional and cross border structuring requirements.
Kevin’s professional credentials include Practising Barrister and Solicitor, New Zealand; Barrister and Solicitor of England and Wales and Attorney of South Africa. Kevin is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), New Zealand Branch.
Kevin previously practiced with one of the Big 4 accounting firms as a tax manager and headed the Trust Focus Group, regularly speaking at seminars. He subsequently joined a large law firm in Auckland and was admitted as partner, leading the firm’s Private Client Services Division and specialising in trust structuring, both locally and internationally.
In 2006 Kevin established his own boutique specialist law firm in the area of international trust and tax planning. The firm provides specialist advisory and trustee services to international and locally based individuals and families.