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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


The use of trusts in Jersey
  • Ogier
  • Jersey
  • August 14 2014

This memorandum has been prepared for the assistance of clients considering creating a trust in Jersey. It is intended to provide a summary of the


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


Protecting interests in divorce proceedings
  • Ogier
  • Jersey
  • May 27 2009

The trustee in this case sought the blessing of the Royal Court to certain decisions made in relation to the R Trust and the M Trust


Rectification of wills; probate
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • August 31 2009

When and in what circumstances can the Court exercise its jurisdiction to rectify a will of deceased?


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 2012
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • November 9 2012

The Banking Business (Depositors Compensation) (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provision) (Jersey) Regulations 2012 came into force, with the exception of Regulation 23, on 2 October 2012


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


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