Jersey firm Sinels, in conjunction with Caversham Fiduciary Services, held a seminar on offshore trusts on 20 May at Lincoln’s Inn. The aim of the seminar was to introduce private client solicitors to Jersey trusts. Advocate Philip Sinel highlighted the security involved in local trusts and defended trusts from attack by beneficiaries or outsiders.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) is holding a panel debate on taxation on Tuesday 13 September 2005. The panel will be chaired by John Whiting, partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and former president of the CIOT.