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Jersey wills for foreign domiciled persons
  • Ogier
  • Jersey
  • August 18 2014

This briefing has been prepared for the assistance of clients domiciled outside Jersey who are considering making a Jersey will. It is not intended


Jersey introduces cycle helmet law
  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors
  • Jersey, United Kingdom
  • July 30 2014

New legislation has been introduced in Jersey making it compulsory for children under the age of 14 to wear a helmet when cycling, in an effort to


‘Momentous’ decisions in dividing trust assets
  • Carey Olsen
  • Guernsey, Jersey
  • September 30 2016

In a Q&A for LexisNexis, Karen Le Cras, Richard Field and Paula Fry examine the background to the matter of the LKM Discretionary Trust and its


New capacity legislation in Jersey
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • Jersey
  • October 10 2016

The Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 was passed by the States Assembly in September 2016, with Royal Assent expected in November. It


Offshore assets and the divorce
  • Collas Crill
  • Jersey, United Kingdom
  • October 19 2012

This is an English High Court (Family Division) case involving a Jersey proper law trust whereby Mostyn J examined the treatment of a Jersey trust in divorce proceedings and made an interesting comment about a Jersey trustee’s potential involvement in proceedings


Pre-nuptial agreements: wedding bells or alarm bells?
  • Carey Olsen
  • Guernsey, Jersey
  • July 10 2014

Entering into a marriage or civil partnership is one of life's greatest events but is also big business; tens of thousands of pounds are spent by


Judgement summary: directions redisclosure to foreign courts
  • Collas Crill
  • Jersey
  • November 27 2012

In 2011 the trustee applied for directions from the Royal Court to approve two “momentous” decisions, namely (1) the disclosure of trust information to beneficiaries knowing that the beneficiary was likely to pass the information to a non-beneficiary (a spouse) and the Family Division of the English High Court (“Family Division”) in divorce proceedings; and (2) not to submit to the jurisdiction of the Family Division in a beneficiary’s divorce proceedings


Laws and orders brought into force in 2011
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • April 11 2012

The Companies (Amendment No. 5) (Jersey) Regulations 2011 came into force on 23 February 2011


Iniquitous acts and sharp practice - fraud unravels all
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey, United Kingdom
  • 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"


Where there's a will there's an executor (or two)
  • Ogier
  • Jersey
  • June 28 2012

The Jersey Court has recently delivered a judgment concerning the principles to be applied where a body of executors are deadlocked