Many trust disputes are not about what a trustee may or may not have done but about who should or shouldn't be the trustee. A common situation is where one member of a family has the power...
Ogier's Global Head of Dispute Resolution and Contentious Trusts Rachael Reynolds was named Offshore Litigator of the Year at last night's Citywealth International Finance Centre awards.
The recent INSOL Channel Islands seminar last month saw a record turn-out of over 150 restructuring and insolvency practitioners to discuss major topics impacting our industry...
Jersey's Royal Court has recently ruled on the extent of its powers to restrict a party that withdraws proceedings from starting afresh in a judgment that considers for the first time the implications of a 2014...
Today Guernsey dispute resolution specialists Michael Rogers and Sandie Lyne presented to the NED forum on the topic of regulatory investigations.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On March 18, 2018, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) was amended to prohibit prospective waivers of substantive and procedural rights or remedies relating to a claim of discrimination,
The Ogier team continues to be at the forefront of industry developments.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Employers in New Jersey will need to immediately adjust their employment contracts and settlement agreements to come into compliance with a sweeping new law that just took effect
Duane Morris LLP
On January 31, 2019, the New Jersey Legislature passed Senate Bill 121, which places significant restrictions on the ability of employers to keep confidential details of claims of discrimination,
Jersey Finance Limited
Legal 500 ranks Damian as a Leading Individual, describing him as ‘extremely intelligent, brilliant in court, unfailingly practical and results-driven'.
Every regulated business should take the time to consider its policies and procedures around internal investigations.
The subject of legal professional privilege has been back in the spotlight recently, with the English Court of Appeal decision in SFO v. ENRC substantially reversing the original High Court decision
Construction disputes seem to be on the rise in Jersey which isn't surprising given the general rise in construction being undertaken on island. With that in mind, the recent case of ROK Construction
The Royal Court in Jersey has a varied and challenging workload.
Baker & Partners
It is important not to be put off by the size of the task and the sheer volume of material.
Like most professions, the practice of law has been changed immeasurably by technology
The Royal Court of Jersey has recently held that the claims of both former and new trustees of an insolvent Jersey trust, arising under their respective indemnities and equitable liens, rank pari passu.
Baker & Partners
Addition of James Corbett QC represents significant expansion of the firm's global offshore disputes practice
A long-running court battle over the "gig economy" has ended with the UK Supreme Court upholding self-employed workers' rights – and may have knock-on effects in the Channel Islands.
In Urbania International Management Consultancy v Petrofac International Limited the Royal Court determined, for the first time in Jersey, whether it is required to stay proceedings for arbitration even where a Defendant clearly has no defence.