Andreas Kistler practises all aspects of Jersey commercial litigation, including contentious trust, professional negligence, disputes concerning investment funds and Jersey companies, contractual disputes and Jersey intellectual property rights (in particular trademarks, domain names and copyright).
In addition, Kistler has significant experience of non-contentious court proceedings including applications by trustees for directions, implementation of several of the most significant corporate takeovers by way of schemes of arrangement to occur in Jersey and post-listing reductions of share capital.
Kistler has acted in numerous cases involving allegations of breach of trust, fraud and professional negligence, both for plaintiffs and defendants. He also has experience of mediation of such disputes.
As a member of Carey Olsen’s Litigation and Fiduciary groups, he is regularly involved in applications by trustees for administrative directions (both contentious and non-contentious), applications by trustees and beneficiaries for relief on grounds of mistake and under the rule in Hastings-Bass, applications for orders approving compromises of disputes on behalf of minor, unborn and unascertained beneficiaries and applications for rectification of trust instruments.
This information was sourced from the Carey Olsen website.
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