International Board Of Advisors

International Board Of Advisors

Tim Bennett, LLB (Hons) STEP (Hons)
Tim Bennett is a Solicitor and Member of the Law Society of England & Wales, the Law Society of Hong Kong and the Bermuda Bar Association. He is a founder member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP). Mr. Bennett received his LLB from LSE, and his Master of European Laws from ULB in Brussels. He has been in professional practice for over 30 years as a Solicitor and Tax consultant. He has also worked as Legal Counsel and Director for leading international banking and trust groups around the world. Mr. Bennett specializes in international wealth structuring for UHNW clients and privately-held businesses, succession planning for individuals and businesses, tax planning, and company/commercial advice). Mr. Bennett is recognized as a leading practitioner in these fields. Mr. Bennett is an executive director of the Nautilus Family Offices both in Hong Kong and Mauritius. Mr Bennett is also the author of numerous textbooks/practitioner publications and speaks regularly at international private client, family office and trust conferences/seminars. Mr Bennett has been associated with SSC Legal Limited, Chhokar & Co and the Chhokar Family for over two decades.

Tim Bennett, LLB (Hons) STEP
Tim Bennett is a Solicitor and Member of the Law Society of England & Wales, the Law Society of Hong Kong and the Bermuda Bar Association. He is a founder member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP). Mr. Bennett received his LLB from LSE, and his Master of European Laws from ULB in Brussels. He has been in professional practice for over 30 years as a Solicitor and Tax consultant. He has also worked as Legal Counsel and Director for leading international banking and trust groups around the world. Mr. Bennett specializes in international wealth structuring for UHNW clients and privately-held businesses, succession planning for individuals and businesses, tax planning, and company/commercial advice). Mr. Bennett is recognized as a leading practitioner in these fields. Mr. Bennett is an executive director of the Nautilus Family Offices both in Hong Kong and Mauritius. Mr Bennett is also the author of numerous textbooks/practitioner publications and speaks regularly at international private client, family office and trust conferences/seminars. Mr Bennett has been associated with SSC Legal Limited, Chhokar & Co and the Chhokar Family for over two decades.

Vijay Kumar Bhandari B.Com (Hons)
Mr Bhandari is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and Banker by profession. He holds B.Com (Hons) degree and is a Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has more than 30 years’ expertise and experience in banking and finance. During his long tenure with the Central Bank of India Mr Bhandari held important positions in Audit, Regional, Zonal, Credit, Credit Monitoring, Merchant Banking, Treasury, International Divisions of the bank. He served as a Nominee Director of the Bank on the Boards of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd, Indo-Zambia Bank Ltd Lusaka (Zambia), Cent Bank Home Finance Ltd, Bhopal and Central Bank Executors & Trustees Ltd. Mr. Bhandari is widely travelled and has attended Banking Meetings, Seminars and Training programmes globally. He retired from Central Bank of India in October 2003 whilst serving as General Manager (Treasury) in the International Division of the Bank. Mr. Bhandari served for eight years as an Independent Director on the Board of Capital Local Area Bank Ltd and is currently serving as an Independent Director on the Boards of the several companies in India. Mr. Bhandari is serving as non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Midland Microfin Ltd, a pioneering micro-finance lender based in India.

Vijay Kumar Bhandari B.Com (Hons)
Mr Bhandari is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and Banker by profession. He holds B.Com (Hons) degree and is a Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has more than 30 years’ expertise and experience in banking and finance. During his long tenure with the Central Bank of India Mr Bhandari held important positions in Audit, Regional, Zonal, Credit, Credit Monitoring, Merchant Banking, Treasury, International Divisions of the bank. He served as a Nominee Director of the Bank on the Boards of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd, Indo-Zambia Bank Ltd Lusaka (Zambia), Cent Bank Home Finance Ltd, Bhopal and Central Bank Executors & Trustees Ltd. Mr. Bhandari is widely travelled and has attended Banking Meetings, Seminars and Training programmes globally. He retired from Central Bank of India in October 2003 whilst serving as General Manager (Treasury) in the International Division of the Bank. Mr. Bhandari served for eight years as an Independent Director on the Board of Capital Local Area Bank Ltd and is currently serving as an Independent Director on the Boards of the several companies in India. Mr. Bhandari is serving as non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Midland Microfin Ltd, a pioneering micro-finance lender based in India.