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Jersey

Commercial property
Commercial property - ranked: tier 3

Parslows

The 'excellent, very responsive and readily available' commercial property team at Parslows is headed by the highly recommended Carl Parslow. The group is retained by clients such as CSS Limited, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and the Jersey Chiropractic Centre to provide ongoing property advice on lease reviews, the negotiation of share purchase agreements, due diligence and regulatory obligations, among other issues.

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Corporate and commercial
Corporate and commercial - ranked: tier 4

Parslows

Young firm Parslows is 'on par with many of the larger firms in terms of breadth of experience and responsiveness' and 'excellent across all areas of law', according to one client. In Jersey, the 'very responsive' Mason Birbeck combines 'great technical knowledge with the ability to relay complex information in clear language'; he recently assisted a foreign outsourcing services provider with the establishment of its Jersey offering, and advised a financial services company on the sale of its majority equity interest. David Hill leads the team from London and is also highly recommended by clients.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

Parslows

Parslows fields associate and litigation practice head Chris Austin to handle disputes in the employment space. He is currently advising an employer on a compromise agreement and the defence of an unfair dismissal claim. On the advisory side, the team also assists employers with contractual documentation, including non-solicitation clauses and restrictive covenants.

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Private client, trusts and tax
Private client, trusts and tax - ranked: tier 4

Parslows

The 'highly regarded' Mason Birbeck heads the trusts and private wealth department at Parslows, which is valued for being 'highly responsive in all areas' and, according to one client, 'more attentive than its competitors'. The group recently facilitated the transfer of trusteeship of five Jersey law trusts, and is currently representing a foreign settlor of a discretionary trust in disputes arising from the breakdown of family relations. Birbeck also oversaw the establishment of a family office and guided a financial services company through its application for trust and funds service licenses with the appropriate government bodies.

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Jersey

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Legal Developments in Jersey

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  • The New Charities Law - a bright new dawn

    As of Friday 21 November 2014, the new Charities (Jersey) Law 2014 (the " Law ") (or at least certain parts of it) came into effect.  This represents a quantum leap forward for Jersey in the charity field.  The Law has introduced a new test for what is charitable (the " Charity Test "), has introduced the post of a Charity Commissioner and a Charity Tribunal, and in time will introduce standards that those who run charities in the Island will have to abide by.  It is hoped that the Law will enable the Island to flourish as a centre for the administration of charitable and philanthropic structures.
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    An exemption which will enable Jersey-regulated fund managers to be appointed in relation to managed accounts has now been introduced.  This will enable hedge fund managers that are already regulated under the Financial Services (Jersey) Law (FS Law) in Jersey to carry out fund services business (FSB) to also service qualifying segregated managed accounts (QSMAs) without the need to seek additional regulation for the conduct of investment business under the FS Law.
  • The Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012: Changes to Jersey's security regime

    On 2 January 2014, the Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012 came into force in respect of Jersey law security over intangible movable property (e.g. shares/securities, bank accounts and custody assets).  The new law replaces the Security Interests (Jersey) Law 1983 (which was in force for the last three decades) and introduces a number of important changes which modernise Jersey's security regime.
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    On 26 November 2014, the Privy Council delivered judgment in the long-running case of Crociani & Others v. Crociani & Others [2014] UKPC 40 .  The case is of interest to trustees because it provides conclusive and binding guidance on the treatment of exclusive jurisdiction clauses in trust deeds.  However, it also raises questions as to the fundamental nature of the inherent supervisory jurisdiction of the Royal Court in connection with trust matters, and whether it is in fact broader than previously thought.
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