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Scoping out legal advice privilege

  • Bedell Cristin
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 5 2013

The Supreme Court has now given its judgment on the eagerly awaited appeal by Prudential regarding whether or not legal advice privilege should be

Jurisdiction and the "child of God"

  • Bedell Cristin
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  • Jersey
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  • February 4 2013

Having had no appeals from the Tribunal to the Royal Court for some years, in 2012 there were two, the Hughes case (see previous) and In the matter

Effective date of termination in unfair dismissal cases: Hughes v Helm Trust Company Limited 2012JRC168

  • Bedell Cristin
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  • Jersey
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  • February 4 2013

Hughes' employment commenced on 1 June 2011. On 6 September he was told that he had failed his probationary period and he was given 1 month's notice

Employment Relations (Jersey) Law 2007 (the "ERL"): the Tribunal's first decision

  • Bedell Cristin
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  • Jersey
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  • February 4 2013

In 2012, the Tribunal published its first decision under the ERL. Although Maindonald v States Employment Board 1472010 concerned the question of

Enforcing English matrimonial orders against Jersey trusts

  • Bedell Cristin
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  • Jersey
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  • January 29 2013

The English matrimonial courts have jurisdiction to vary a trust in accordance with domestic law. This is so, even where the trust is located abroad

Corporate wealth protection on divorce given boost by English Court of Appeal

  • Bedell Cristin
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 13 2012

In Petrodel Resources Ltd & Ors v Prest & Ors 2012 EWCA Civ 1395 ("Prest"), the English Court of Appeal has delivered a startling ruling which will have far reaching effects for wealthy individuals seeking to protect their assets on divorce

Iniquitous acts and sharp practice - fraud unravels all

  • Bedell Cristin
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  • Jersey, United Kingdom
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  • November 8 2012

This briefing explains the crimefraud exception to legal professional privilege and considers the position in Jersey in light of the English case of BBGP Managing General Partner Ltd and others v Babcock & Brown Global Partners ("BBGP"

Guernsey college discriminated unlawfully in seeking to retain "strong female role models"

  • Bedell Cristin
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  • Guernsey
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  • September 10 2012

In the Guernsey case of Fox v Blanchelande College (2012), Fox succeeded in his claim for unfair dismissal and sex discrimination after his employment as a maths teacher was terminated by Blanchelande College (the "College") by reason of redundancy, in preparation for the closure of its sixth form teaching offering

"Rolled up" holiday pay

  • Bedell Cristin
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  • Jersey
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  • September 10 2012

In Gouveia v RG Buesnel Ltd (2012), Gouveia claimed that he had not been paid for holidays during his employment

Litigation: costs

  • Bedell Cristin
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  • Jersey
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  • August 23 2012

In March this year, the Royal Court delivered judgment, following a five day trial, in the case of Café de Lecq Limited -v- R.A. Rossborough (Insurance Brokers) Limited 2012JRC053 and gave clear guidance, for the first time in Jersey, as to the standard of care required of brokers when arranging insurance for their clients