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Carey Olsen delivers ‘exceptional service backed by excellent industry knowledge’. ‘Efficient and highly effective advocateMark Dunster heads the team, which includes ‘knowledgeable’ senior associate Rachel Richardson, the ‘superb’ Elaine Gray, who ‘always provides thorough, relevant, easy-to-understand advice’, and Konrad Friedlaender, who leads on pensions matters. The team advises employers on exits and relocations and often handles unfair dismissal claims. Deutsche Bank, Elizabeth College and RBC Trustees Guernsey are clients.

At the ‘excellentMourant Ozannes, managing partner Jessica Rolandcombines excellent legal knowledge with first-rate communication skills’, and ‘very pragmatic and commercial’ senior associate Carly Parrott ‘delivers high-quality advice’. The firm handled numerous unfair dismissal claims, and also provided day-to-day advice for some of the jurisdiction’s leading employers. Rachel Guthrie left the firm in October 2015.

Lawyers at the ‘impressiveAFR Advocatesidentify, grapple with and resolve issues properly’. The firm represents employers and employees in unfair dismissal claims and other employment-related disputes. ‘Sage and knowledgeable’ managing partner Paul Richardson and the ‘pragmatic, realistic and considerate’ Simon Geall are recommended.

The ‘outstandingWalkers (Guernsey) LLP delivers ‘quick response times and practical advice’ to employers and employees, and acts for a number of major clients in the financial and public sectors. The firm’s expertise encompasses unfair dismissal and sexual harassment claims, senior exits and restructurings. ‘Approachable’ managing partner Louise Hall heads the team, which includes ‘understanding and flexible’ senior associate Victoria Pratt. Rachael Beresford left the firm in January 2016.

At Appleby, the ‘responsive, thorough and proactive’ Richard Sheldon heads the practice and assisted Canaccord Genuity Wealth with the review and updating of its employment contracts, as well as contributing to a review of HSBC’s employee incentive plans. The firm also handles contentious matters and advises on the employment aspects of transactions. Jeremy Le Tissier moved to Ashton Barnes Tee in October 2015.

Babbé LLP advises employers and some senior directors on contentious and non-contentious employment matters, including restrictive covenant enforcement and compromise agreements. Managing partner Andrew Laws heads the department, and Nicholas Donnithorne is recommended for his pensions expertise.

Ogier’s ‘expert’ team advises employers and employees on tribunal cases, discrimination issues, health and safety and data protection. Simon Davies heads the team, which includes ‘calm and pragmatic’ managing associate Michael Little.

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Legal Developments in Guernsey for Employment

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  • In re B; B v T (Court of Appeal, 11 July 2012)

    A trustee's duty of confidentiality has recently been discussed and to some extent clarified in the recent Guernsey Court of Appeal decision of In re B; B v T (Court of Appeal, 11 July 2012). This summary has been prepared to provide you with a summary of the case as well as the general issues raised, but is not intended to cover all matters or to provide commentary.   This summary does not constitute legal advice.
  • The Company Administration Regime in Guernsey

  • Guernsey Image Rights Legislation

    The Image Rights (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance 2012 (the Ordinance) and The Image Rights (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2012
  • Guernsey Foundations

    The Foundations (Guernsey) Law, 2012 (Law) is awaiting Royal assent, expected to be given by the end of the year or early next year. Whilst Guernsey is not the first jurisdiction to provide for foundations, the Law does provide a number of unique options for individuals wishing to take advantage of the benefits provided by foundations. The purpose of this note is to provide both a general summary of the features of a Guernsey foundation, as well as a summary of these unique options that will be available under the Law.
  • Competitive Guernsey

    Guernsey has been considering the introduction of local competition law since at least 2005 and by bringing into effect The Competition (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2012 on 1 August 2012, has introduced an effective Competition Law regime, to regulate the same 3 core areas recognized in most competition regimes, namely the abuse of a dominant position, anti-competitive arrangements, and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Foundations in Guernsey

    On 25 July 2012 the States of Deliberation, Guernsey’s parliament, approved the project de loi The Foundations (Guernsey) Law, 2012 (the “Law”). Subject to Privy Council approval, the Law is expected to come into force in late 2012 or early 2013. This note is a brief summary of certain features of the new Law.
  • Friendly Rivalry? The Competition Laws of the Channel Islands

    • New Competition Law for Guernsey in force on 1 August 2012 • Jersey and Guernsey now both regulate the abuse of a dominant position, anti-competitive arrangements, and mergers and acquisitions • Key differences between the islands' competition laws • Overall, a pan-Channel Island approach to regulation
  • Making a will in Guernsey May 2012

    On 2 April 2012 The Inheritance (Guernsey) law 2011 came into force which has replaced Guernsey’s forced heirship regime with a system of full testamentary freedom (accompanied by family and dependent provisions).
  • Listing Specialist Securities on the Channel Islands Stock Exchange

    The Channel Islands Stock Exchange LBG ("CISX") began its operations in October 1998. It is based in St Peter Port, Guernsey and provides a listing facility and bespoke trading platform.
  • Image rights laws to be introduced in Guernsey

    “Image is everything” - Andre Agassi once famously declared in an advert for camera brand, Canon.

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