Advocate Charles Thacker > Viberts > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Viberts
VIBERTS HOUSE, PO BOX 737
DON STREET
ST HELIER
JE4 8ZQ
Jersey

Work Department

Senior Partner & Personal Law Partner

Position

Charles is a Senior Partner and Advocate in the personal law department. He is principally engaged in drafting wills, assisting clients with applications to court for grants of probate and in administering estates.

Charles also assists with delegation matters, in applications to the court for the appointment of delegates and in the administration of the delegation, preparation of accounts for filing with the court, and applications to the court for actions of the delegate requiring consent, such as the sale of property or making certain types of investment. Charles also assists in the drafting of Powers of Attorney and obtaining their registration in court.

Charles is one of only 29 Notary Publics in Jersey. This gives him the authority to administer and witness documents for use in other jurisdictions; an appointment granted by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Charles is also Viberts’ AMLRO.

Career

Jersey Advocate – 1974
Notary Public – 1974

Languages

French

Memberships

  • Member of the Jersey Law Society
  • Notary Society

Education

University of Oxford – Jurisprudence (Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Private client, trusts and tax

Christopher Scholefield is a key contact for trusts work at Viberts Jersey Lawyers. He handles a range of trusts work, including semi-contentious court applications, issues with company law crossover and matters concerning foreign litigation, and receives referrals from respected firms across the UK, as well as some Jersey tax litigation. Zoe Blomfield – head of the firm’s personal law department – handles all manner of local wills issues, with a particular area of expertise in mental health law. The firm’s senior partner Charles Thacker is also notable in this area.