Peter Hodson

Peter is a qualified solicitor in Hong Kong and England and Wales, with over 30 years’ experience in fiduciary services, advising high net worth individuals, family offices and financial institutions. He is also an accredited mediator with the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (“CEDR”) in London and with the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. He also holds a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors in London.

Peter moved to Guernsey in 1998 with the Bank of Bermuda as Head of Private Clients (Europe) and since 2002 he has held a personal fiduciary license from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, acting as co-trustee, trust protector, enforcer and a director of private and listed companies. He is also a Consultant with Stephenson Harwood’s Private Wealth Group in Hong Kong.

Peter is a former adjunct professor at Hong Kong University in the Faculty of Law, tutoring LLB classes in Equity and Trusts and wrote and taught an LLM Masters Postgraduate course on Compliance Law in Practice: ‘The Combat Against Financial Crime’. He also taught the Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning module on the PCLL programme for Hong Kong trainee solicitors for a number of years.

Peter is a long-standing member of STEP and is a tutor for the STEP Certificate and Diploma in International Trust Management. He is also author of the Compliance for Trustees module of the STEP Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Private Wealth Advising.