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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


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


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


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


A modern take on an old classic - equity aiding the defective execution of a power
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • April 25 2012

There is a long-standing principle in English law that, in certain circumstances, equity will aid the defective execution of a power


Powers of attorney
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • March 22 2012

The Powers of Attorney (Jersey) Law 1995 (the "Powers of Attorney Law"), which came into force on 1 October 1995, effected a number of significant changes to the previous law on powers of attorney in the Island


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"


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