Coriats Trust Company Limited (“Coriats”) was founded by Christopher Coriat TEP in 1978. Coriats is a regulated and licensed Trust Company, holding Trustee License Number One in the Turks and Caicos Islands. From the outset Coriats has been committed to providing long term strategic advice to the families we serve as trustees.

Over the past 38 years we have built strong relationships with investment advisers, international banks, accountants and law firms all over the world to better support and help our clients to achieve their goals.

We enjoy what we do, and we have a strong commitment to getting to know our clients’ needs and keeping in close contact with them at all times.

Each client at Coriats has a dedicated Relationship Director who is primarily responsible for their affairs.

Coriats is part of the Griffiths & Partners group, one of the largest professional services businesses in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

If you or your clients are interested in a discussion about whether Coriats is the right adviser for you, please contact David Stewart, Managing Director at, or Christopher Coriat, Chairman, at

The Turks and Caicos

The Turks and Caicos is a UK Overseas Territory, located 90 minutes flying time from Miami. The local currency is the US$. The Turks and Caicos is a well regulated and supervised financial services centre (see ), and has a robust common law legal system. The ultimate appeal Court is to the Privy Council in London.

There is no direct taxation of income, gains or estates in the Turks and Caicos.

Turks and Caicos Law

The Turks and Caicos has recently enacted a new Trusts Law providing for very flexible trusts that enable the settlor to retain significant control, and a wide range of options for the protection of assets, the preservation and transfer of wealth between generations, and the ownership and management of family owned companies.