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What is Légitime?

Under Jersey law a person domiciled in Jersey does not have complete freedom to leave their property to whomever they wish. Légitime is a Jersey law doctrine which provides protection...

February 28, 2024 Read more

Types of Employment Contracts: A Guide for SMEs in Jersey

Recruiting and retaining staff can be a challenging endeavour for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), particularly in industries such as hospitality and construction. Striking a balance between attracting the right...

February 06, 2024 Read more

e-Scooters: A bit of fun, or an accident waiting to happen?

E-scooters, hoverboards and e-skate boards are becoming a common sight on the streets of Jersey. On the face of it, they offer a fun and alternative way of beating the...

November 30, 2023 Read more

A Guide to Divorce in Jersey

Going through a divorce can be challenging. If you, and/or your spouse, are considering a divorce, a great starting point is familiarising yourself with the process and procedures. In this...

November 27, 2023 Read more

Prenuptial Agreements – The Death of Romance?

Unfortunately, in the UK over 40% of marriages end in divorce. As such, an increasing number of couples are using prenuptial agreements to set out how they wish to proceed in the event of a divorce. In this article, Joanna Gardiner from our Family team look at prenuptial agreements.

October 17, 2023 Read more

Move it or lose it – How to safely dispose of a tenant’s unwanted possessions

Landlords often ask us what they can do with items left behind by tenants on moving out of residential premises. This is a very common problem for landlords and one that can be misunderstood and mishandled. Often the answer is not straightforward and should be handled with care. In this article, George Pearce looks at how to appropriately handle this situation.

October 16, 2023 Read more

Clinical Negligence – Your Right to Competent Medical Treatment

In this article, Partner Christina Hall discusses the duty of care that medical practitioners owe to their patients and the concept of clinical negligence. In it, Christina emphasises that healthcare professionals must provide medical care at a competent standard, and if they fail to do so, resulting in harm to the patient, the patient may have a clinical negligence claim.

September 05, 2023 Read more

Temporary Work Permits for Agricultural Workers

Agriculture is an important part of the Jersey economy and plays a crucial role in maintaining and protecting our natural environment and Island life. It’s also labour intensive, which means...

June 15, 2023 Read more
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