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COVID-19 and residential tenancies in Jersey: Where are we now?

By Laura Shirreffs The States of Jersey enacted the COVID-19 (Residential Tenancy) (Temporary Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 in an attempt to address the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the Island. The regulations temporarily amended certain provisions of the Residential Tenancy (Jersey) Law 2011, applying to all residential tenancies with effect from 10 […]

New Court of Appeal case a game-changer for arbitration in family law

By Sarah Green A recent Court of Appeal case has the potential to change the landscape of arbitration in family law. With the court backlog worse than ever as a result of Covid-19, out-of-court settlement options, such as Early Neutral Evaluations, Private FDRs and Arbitration are seen as increasingly attractive prospects for separating couples, who […]

Decade-long Saad litigation settled between AHAB and Grant Thornton Defendants

By Rupert Bell, Shelley White, Colette Wilkins, Andrew Gibson, Arikka Farley After over 11 years of litigation, Walkers Cayman is pleased to announce that Walkers’ clients, the Grant Thornton Defendants, have reached a confidential settlement with AHAB which results in their release from the AHAB v. Saad Investments and Others proceedings in the Cayman Islands. The proceedings […]

The remote trustee: Getting your house in order after the Covid-19 pandemic

By David Pytches, Monique Bhullar, Philip Paschalides, David Pytches, Clive Thomas To say 2020 has been a challenging year for many would be an understatement. The onset of COVID-19 saw significant hardships for millions of people globally and the economic impacts continue to ripple across the world’s economy, with many expecting these negative consequences to […]

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Turnover: £8.8m Revenue per partner: £400,000 Revenue per lawyer: £141,900 Total number of partners: 22 Total number of fee-earners: 183 Total number of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 62 Total number of support staff: 194 Offices: Crewkerne, Dorchester, Sherborne, Weymouth, Yeovil Equity structure: Merit Core business: Civil litigation, commercial, commercial property, employment, family, litigation, […]

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Turnover: £5.7m Revenue per partner: £316,700 Revenue per lawyer: £126,700 Total number of partners: 18 Total number of fee-earners: 63 Total number of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 45 Total number of support staff: 80 Offices: Chelmsford, Colchester, Halstead Equity structure: Modified lockstep Core business: Full service Clients: Allied Irish Bank, Bank Of Ireland, […]

Home security

As offshoring takes an ever firmer hold in the UK, Gilbert McClung examines new regulations that protect the vulnerable UK workforce The fundamental purpose of a company, however enshrined in its Memorandum of Association, is to maximise profits and shareholder returns. If the best way of doing this (at least in the eyes of the […]

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