Jersey Court of Appeal Clarifies What’s Needed for Rectification of a Trust

In December 2018, the Jersey Court of Appeal issued a judgment which has clarified the test for rectification of a trust (view here), with some corresponding criticism of the rationale in the Royal Court’s original decision (view here), but ultimately still held that the trust in question should be ratified, albeit to a more limited extent. At both hearings Walkers' Niall MacDonald represented the interests of minor and unborn beneficiaries and has written the following client advisory.

 

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Niall MacDonaldSenior AssociateT +44 (0)1534 700 885niall.macdonald@walkersglobal.com