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A practical guide to setting up a family office in Jersey

Around the world family offices are growing in number. Family offices are increasingly becoming the organisation of choice for very wealthy families because they can be tailored to meet the individual needs of the families establishing them.

Relocation: Your move to Jersey…

For decades, Jersey has opened its doors to a limited number of individuals and businesses attracted not only by the Island’s charm and beauty but also by the many advantages to be gained from its location. Here, Carey Olsen property partner Christopher Philpott summarises some of the key points to consider.

Relocation: Your move to Guernsey…

An increasing number of wealthy individuals, entrepreneurs and financial services principals have chosen to move to Guernsey with their families in recent years, with some also relocating their businesses to the Island. Here, Carey Olsen property partners Jason Morgan and Davey Le Marquand look at some of the practical issues to consider when contemplating a move to Guernsey.

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Startup Series – II – Building Your Company

I. INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING COMPANY FOR STARTUPS In the first article of our startup series, we have mentioned crowdfunding, which is a contemporary and interesting topic, and dwelled on the conditions of using crowdfunding as an alternative financing source in your company. For the second article of our series, we want to turn our course back a little bit, to the period when your ideas and your startup are slowly maturing. One of the most important questions in mind during the initial period when there is no legal entity yet when there is just you and perhaps your partner, your opinion and effort are undoubtedly “Will we establish a company?”

Why now is the time for a first-class outsourced switchboard

Where others see obstacles, let us see opportunities. Now we are starting to move back into our offices, we’re all looking for ways to make improvements and savings. Especially with additional measures in place to receive staff and visitors. Here is how outsourcing your switchboard can greatly improve your front of house team. And ultimately, your firm’s operations.

Employers should prepare for long-term changes to the world of work

There are of course many negatives arising from the crisis presented by COVID-19. However, there could be real benefits for businesses and their staff if we take some of the opportunities that have been presented and do not just look to revert to the old ways of doing things.


No5 barrister secures murder conviction after father-of-four killed in ambush

By Tim Harrington Counsel at No5 Barristers’ Chambers was part of the prosecution team in a trial which found a Black Country man guilty of murdering a 34-year-old father. The killer was given a life sentence and will serve a minimum of 26 years. Tim Harrington was involved in the three-week trial of Nabeel Choudhary, […]

Addleshaws pledges to double energy turnover by 2021

Addleshaw Goddard has outlined plans to double its energy revenue in under two years, as part of a push to internationalise the practice. The firm’s energy and utilities practice currently brings in 6 per cent of its overall revenue (£275.4m), equivalent to £16.5m. Speaking to The Lawyer, head of energy and infrastructure Richard Goodfellow says […]


US firms act on Google’s acquisition of Fitbit

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Fenwick & West have advised Google and Fitbit respectively in the tech giant’s $2.1bn acquisition. The Fenwick & West team was led by M&A co-chair Doug Cogen, and it included corporate partner Ran Ben-Tzur, employment partners Scott Spector and Gerald Audant, and Stephen Gillespie who focuses on technology transactions. […]


Softbank hires ex-O’Melveny partner for UK GC role

Softbank has brought in a new deputy general counsel for the UK arm of its investment adviser branch from Apollo Global Management. Softbank Investment Advisers houses the $100bn vision fund, which is behind the rapid growth of a number of startups globally. It has found its next partner and deputy general counsel in Paul Loynes, […]

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