Jersey boasts an ever-evolving trust law

Jersey boasts an ever-evolving trust law and remains at the forefront of the international trust and private client market.

Five recent decisions of the Royal Court of Jersey illustrate that Jersey continues to be at the cutting edge of trust law. The first relates to the so-called ‘dog-leg’ or derivative claim by beneficiaries of a trust directly against the directors of a corporate trustee.

The other four decisions relate to a trustee’s entitlement to repayment of legal costs from trust assets where the trustee is a party to litigation involving the trust and is acting neutrally…

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