Ester Asbjornsdottir

Senior Legal Adviser

Ester is a French qualified Legal Adviser with over thirteen years’ experience working in Monaco.

She began her career with an international law firm in Monaco, where she worked for eight years giving legal advice, having obtained a French Law Masters degree at the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis. She worked on a variety of legal matters for clients of the firm especially in the corporate/commercial, contractual, regulatory, banking & finance world.

In 2014 Ester moved in-house to work as a Legal Adviser within a prominent Bank in Monaco. There she dealt with matters of Compliance, Bank Secrecy/Confidentiality, Data Protection (including Monaco Data Protection Declarations), Anti-Money Laundering/Financing of Terrorism/Corruption, Regulation, FATCA, Contractual documentation (drafting and reviewing), and maintaining relationships with the Monaco and French regulatory and banking authorities.

In respect of the Bank’s clients she was involved in Succession, Financing and taking Security, Sale of Banking Products, and related matters (regularly in collaboration with Monaco Notaries and Avocats-Défenseurs).

Ester now in 2019 brings these many skills to Tempest, where she acts for institutional, corporate and private clients alike.

Ester speaks English, French and Icelandic.

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