James Turnbull : Advisory

27 November 2020

To see or not to see? How the law on privilege has developed in Guernsey, Jersey, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands

It is of the utmost importance that confidentiality in legal communications is maintained within the...

25 September 2018

Should I stay or should I go: removal of trustees

In the recently reported case of the Representation of Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees SA and Others ...

19 February 2018

The Royal Court of Jersey Exercises its Discretion to Help a Trustee Out of a “Bit of a Mess”

In the recent case of In the matter of the Number 1 C Trust ...

02 August 2017

Royal Court Provides Guidance to Companies that Make Distributions

The Royal Court has, for the first time, provided helpful guidance as to the need to provide the Cou...

13 October 2015

Helpful Consideration of the Duties of Fiduciaries Exercising Powers of Appointment

On 23 September 2015 the Royal Court gave judgment in In the matter of the Representation of Jasmine...

04 August 2015

In the Matter of the Representation of IFM Corporate Trustees Limited [2015] JRC 160 - An interesting case concerning the rectification of a Trust

On 31st July 2015, the Royal Court gave judgment in In the matter of the Representation of IFM Corpo...

31 July 2015

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council Confirms the Existence of “Backwards Tracing”

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (the Privy Council) has today handed down its landmark j...

12 June 2015

In the matter of Schroder Cayman Bank and Trust Company Limited and Schroder Trust AG [2015] JRC 125

On 27th April 2015, the Royal Court of Jersey heard an application concerning the validity of certai...

12 January 2015

Trusts and Divorce – A Recent Reminder of the Difficult Issues Facing Trustees of Jersey Trusts

On 8th January 2015, two judgments of the Royal Court of Jersey were published (In the matter of the...