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Grand Cayman, Singapore, St Helier, St Peter Port, Tortola

Press releases and law firm thought leadership

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Collas Crill and The Potting Shed shortlisted for best brand strategy at CIM Jersey awards

December 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Channel Islands law firm Collas Crill and design and advertising agency The Potting Shed were shortlisted for 'Best Brand Strategy' at the Chartered Institute of Marketing Jersey Awards 2011.

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Collas Crill promotes Channel Islands trusts to 400+ experts in Singapore

November 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Monday, November 14, 2011 

Collas Crill stood alongside both Channel Islands' finance bodies to promote Jersey and Guernsey fiduciary services at a Singapore conference at the start of November.

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Collas Crill makes strong showing in Chambers & Partners

November 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Collas Crill has continued to make a solid showing in Chambers & Partners in its first listing since its merger.

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Collas Crill boost fund and corporate offering with new partner

November 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Channel Islands law firm Collas Crill has appointed a new partner to its Jersey-based Corporate and Commercial team.

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Collas Crill gains ground in Legal 500

September 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Collas Crill has made a strong showing in Legal 500 in its first listing since its merger.

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Collas Crill’s head of business development is manager of the year

September 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Collas Crill's head of business development and marketing is the Chartered Management Institute first Manager of the Year in Guernsey.

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Collas Crill launches inaugural seminar series in Jersey

September 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Monday, September 19, 2011

Collas Crill has launched its inaugural seminar series inJersey.

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Tickets to major sport events could constitute bribery, Collas Crill lawyer warns

September 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Companies planning to gift tickets to major sporting events, and clients - or potential clients - receiving them, may risk penalties of up to 10 years in prison and unlimited fines for bribery.

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Collas Crill advises sale and purchase of ATM market leader

September 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Collas Crill has advised in the sale of a UK market leader in ATM services.

The Collas Crill team, led by senior associate David Dorgan, advised the trustees in the sale of Omnicash Limited to Cashzone.

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Collas Crill Singapore - Open for Business

August 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

On Monday 1 August 2011, Collas Crill officially opened the doors of its Singapore office. This is a first for a Channel Islands firm and gives Collas Crill the opportunity to offer our institutional and private clients in Asia access to Channel Islands legal services, particularly in corporate, funds and trusts. The firm will also offer Guernsey fiduciary services through Guernsey Trust Company, which is majority owned by the partners of Collas Crill. Sean Cheong, a partner in Collas Crill's Guernsey office, has relocated to Singapore to head up the new office and she has been joined by office manager Rachel Leong.

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New partner for Jersey property team

August 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Collas Crill's property law team has been boosted by the recruitment of a new partner in its Jersey office.

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Collas Crill has published a Factsheet about UK Bribery Act 2010

August 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

The UK Bribery Act 2010 has come into force, affecting all UK companies and, potentially, the firms that do business with them.

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EU: Friend or foe?

August 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Guernsey has a privileged relationship with the European Union, says one speaker in Collas Crill's seminar series.

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Collas Crill to launch Singapore office

June 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Collas Crill will become the first Channel Islands based law firm to open an office in Singapore.

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Collas Crill in Israel with Jersey business delegation

June 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Friday, May 20, 2011

Jersey Foundations expert Richard Pirie is part of a business delegation to Israel to promote trade and investment into Jersey this month.

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Island hop for Collas Crill lawyer

June 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Friday, May 06, 2011

Brandon Doffing has joined Channel Island law firm Collas Crill's Jersey team as an associate in its Corporate and Commercial department.

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Welcome to Collas Crill

June 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Thursday, March 10, 2011

On Monday 4 April 2011 the Channel Islands' newest law firm, Collas Crill, opened its doors following the merger of Jersey firm Crill Canavan and Guernsey's Collas Day.

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Crill Canavan & Collas Day Ranked in Top 20 Offshore Law Firms

June 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Crill Canavan is the only Jersey-only firm, and Collas Day is the only Guernsey-only law firm, to be ranked in The Lawyer's latest Top 20 Offshore Law Firm survey.

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Crill Canavan passes GBP11 million residential property transactions in one day

March 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

There are strong indications that the high end of Jersey’s residential housing market is gaining momentum.

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Advocate Dionne Gilbert is appointed Acting Batonnier

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Advocate Dionne Gilbert, a partner at Jersey law firm Crill Canavan, has been appointed Acting Batonnier.

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Crill Canavan private client team recommended by Practical Law Company

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Jersey lawyers Crill Canavan have been recommended by PLC’s guide to Jersey’s legal services for private clients.

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Crill Canavan lawyers named on Citywealth Leaders List 2011

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Crill Canavan’s Damian James and Richard Pirie have again been recognised as leading international private client practitioners.

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The Importance of Business: Crill Canavan sponsors Lieutenant-Governor talk

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor of Jersey, Lieutenant-General Andrew Ridgway, will speak on The Importance of Business – A Soldier’s Perspective, at the Jersey Chamber of Commerce’s February luncheon.

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An Early Christmas at St Mark's Hostel

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

One group of teenagers had an unconventional and early Christmas lunch last week – substituting turkey for take-away.

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Crill Canavan and Collas Day announce merger

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Crill Canavan in Jersey and Collas Day in Guernsey have jointly announced that they are to merge with effect from a date to be confirmed in the spring of 2011.

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Crill Canavan strengthens marketing team

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Crill Canavan has appointed a new Marketing and Communications Manager.

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Crill Canavan Appoints Head of IT

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Crill Canavan is delighted to announce the appointment of Corrado Anderson to the role of Head of IT.

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Revolutionary fund structure promises to accelerate growth in Jersey funds sector

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

A revolutionary new fund structure for Jersey has been devised by Jersey-based law firm Crill Canavan and fund administrator Herald Fund Services Limited, and is set to accelerate growth in the island’s fund sector.

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Firm “shines” in dispute resolution

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

The dispute resolution team at Crill Canavan has been rated among the first tier of practices in that field by Legal 500.

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Islanders warned to be cautious of cheap will-drafting companies

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Islanders are being warned to take extra care when drafting wills to make sure that they comply with Jersey law.

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Crill Canavan restructuring expert accepted as an overseas member of Insolvency Lawyers Association

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Crill Canavan's Advocate Richard Pirie has recently been accepted as an Overseas Member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association, and is one of only two Jersey lawyers to be members.

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Crill Canavan advocates recognised in Chambers Europe

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Advocate Nuno Santos Costa has risen to a band 1 ranking in the Europe guide - a rating which matches the UK rankings released in April. The firm's record in dispute resolution had already earned it a top ranking with Chambers.

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New Partnership laws will provide extra choice for promoters and investors

January 2011. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

The two new partnership laws going before the States of Jersey on 25/05/2010 will be welcomed by Jersey's Financial Services Industry.

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Local lawyers rated in Citywealth Leaders List 2010

November 2010. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

The Citywealth Leaders List is distributed to over 3,000 leading advisors in private wealth management worldwide. Now in its fifth year of publication, the List is compiled through recommendations of global peers, ultra high net worth (UHNW) clients and charitable organisations. Citywealth does not cover the whole private wealth industry but deals only with those considered to be in the 1% of the wealthiest individuals in each country and their advisers and managers.

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New Partnership laws will provide extra choice for promoters and investors

November 2010. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

The two new partnership laws going before the States of Jersey on 25/05/2010 will be welcomed by Jersey’s Financial Services Industry.

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Crill Canavan advocates recognised in Chambers Europe

November 2010. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Advocate Nuno Santos Costa has risen to a band 1 ranking in the Europe guide – a rating which matches the UK rankings released in April. The firm’s record in dispute resolution had already earned it a top ranking with Chambers.

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Crill Canavan restructuring expert accepted as an overseas member of Insolvency Lawyers Association

November 2010. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Crill Canavan's Advocate Richard Pirie has recently been accepted as an Overseas Member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association, and is one of only two Jersey lawyers to be members.

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Firm “shines” in dispute resolution

November 2010. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

The dispute resolution team at Crill Canavan has been rated among the first tier of practices in that field by Legal 500.

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Revolutionary fund structure promises to accelerate growth in Jersey funds sector

November 2010. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

A revolutionary new fund structure for Jersey has been devised by Jersey-based law firm Crill Canavan and fund administrator Herald Fund Services Limited, and is set to accelerate growth in the island’s fund sector.

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Crill Canavan Appoints Head of IT

November 2010. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Crill Canavan is delighted to announce the appointment of Corrado Anderson to the role of Head of IT.

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Legal Developments in Guernsey

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to
  • 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

    Introduction 
  • 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.