Private Capital & Trusts : Article

26 October 2021

Recent Mistake Cases In The Jersey Court – Where Did It All Go Wrong?

The Royal Court of Jersey has recently provided two helpful judgments in the area of Jersey’s mist...

30 September 2021

Jersey Wills & Probate – Varying Inheritances In Jersey After Death

When someone dies, executors or administrators are tasked with the distribution of the estate in acc...

29 September 2021

Planning to succeed - The Rules Governing Succession

Holding assets through a British Virgin Islands (BVI) or Cayman Islands holding company, or investin...

16 September 2021

Changing Places - Trustee Transfers Under Guernsey and Jersey Law

One of the impacts that we are seeing at this stage of our emergence from the Global Pandemic is a n...

07 September 2021

Jersey Private Funds – Use by Family Offices

Since their launch in 2016, Jersey Private Funds have been put to a variety of uses as a flexible to...

01 July 2021

Constructive Trusts of Immovable Property – Guernsey and Jersey Law’s Differing Paths

A constructive trust is an equitable remedy imposed at the discretion of a court. It benefits a part...

25 June 2021

Celebrating Major Milestones in London and the Channel Islands

Walkers is marking key anniversaries in its London, Jersey and Guernsey offices this year, with the ...

14 April 2021

Trust me – It was a Mistake! Latest Guidance on Mistake in Trusts Law in Jersey and Guernsey

Earlier this year, the Jersey Royal Court handed down its decision in In the Matter of the Noor Trus...

14 April 2021

Why Guernsey: Strong Legal, Regulatory, Transparency and Supervisory Framework for Funds, Corporates, Foundations and Trusts

This briefing explains Guernsey’s adoption of rigorous international tax and regulatory standards,...

29 March 2021

Shelter from the storm | Protecting wealth and businesses using Cayman Islands trusts and foundation companies

The economic, political and social upheaval of 2020 has caused many families to reconsider their lon...