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Wendy Lambert

Tel:
Work 01534 760 860
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BCR Law

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial

Position

Partner and Head of Corporate and Commercial

Career

Wendy is a Partner and Jersey qualified solicitor with over 25 years of experience in providing legal advice to Jersey businesses and individuals. Prior to joining the BCR partnership, Wendy set up Lambert Legal, a boutique practice focusing on non contentious employment, planning and corporate and commercial work.

Before this, Wendy was a Jersey partner for 13 years of a leading global offshore law firm and has provided expert advice to clients in all industry sectors in the areas of employment law, business set-up, mergers & acquisitions, commercial property (including planning law and construction), corporate, insolvency and many other aspects of the law relevant to operating in Jersey.

Wendy also has extensive experience in delivering training on many areas of the law in a variety of differing forums, from speaking at large conferences to delivering bespoke in-house training sessions. She also offers expertise in the new legislative framework governing migration and business set up in Jersey.

Wendy qualified as a Jersey Ecrivain (Solicitor)  in April 1993.

Member

Chambre des Ecrivains, Jersey
Law Society of Jersey

Education

Admitted as a Jersey Solicitor in 1993


Jersey

Commercial property

Within: Commercial property

The service provided at BCR Law is ‘prompt and without a hitch’ and based upon ‘tremendous insight into the granting of new business licenses, superb conveyancing and proactivity in anticipating what is needed next’. Strong in commercial and residential development work, the team, led by the ‘vastly experienced’ Wendy Lambert, also advises landlords and tenants on leasing issues, exercising break options and dilapidation liability. ‘Prompt, excellent and easy to contact’ advocate Michelle Leverington is currently working alongside Lambert to draft a lease and advise on access rights on behalf of a heritage site; she also acted for the new landlord of a commercial agricultural site, including offices and two residential units, in the drafting of a new lease. English solicitor Emma Baker recently joined the firm from Malcolm C Foy & Co and is also a key name to note.

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Corporate and commercial

Within: Corporate and commercial

BCR Law entrusts its corporate and commercial department to the ‘first-class’ Wendy Lambert and Mark Renouf , who ‘provides a solid understanding of his clients’ cases and industries’. Together they lead an ‘excellent and responsive’ outfit which was recently bolstered by the arrival of English solicitor Emma Baker from Malcolm C Foy & Co in Doncaster. In recent highlights, MRH and its Jersey trading company instructed the firm to handle its takeover of Petroleum Distributors, which involved two Jersey and Guernsey subsidiaries, and Lambert led the advice on a corporate restructuring on behalf of a healthcare group which was split into two separate entities. Michelle Leverington is also a key contact; she recently reviewed contractual arrangements, drafted commercial contracts and oversaw the sale of a surveyor’s practice along with the resulting employment and consultancy issues.

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Employment

Within: Employment

The ‘level of service is always excellent, the industry knowledge is always on-point, and response times are always fast’ at BCR Law. Appointed by clients to handle disciplinary issues, compromise agreements and policy reviews, Jean-Marie Renouf ’s employment practice recently assisted the longstanding director of an international fiduciary business with the negotiation of her severance package. In other highlights, the ‘approachable’ Wendy Lambert advised a number of public sector employees regarding the restructuring of their department and outsourcing of their functions to a new private company, and handled the full gamut of employment issues in the context of the corporate acquisition of a Jersey company.

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