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Tenancy Management Update – Children Welcome!

The States Assembly has recently voted in favour of an amendments to the provisions of the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013. The effect of those amendments is to ensure that prospective tenants are not discriminated against by landlords on the basis that they have children under the age of 18. In this article George Pearce identifies the key changes arising from those amendments which those who rent or manage residential properties need to be aware of.

August 04, 2021 Read more

BCR Explores Law – Clinical or Medical Negligence Claims

What is clinical or medical negligence? A claim in clinical or medical negligence is a civil claim for compensation for an injury suffered as a consequence of the actions (or...

July 29, 2021 Read more

Costs remain fixed in the Petty Debts Court

Introduction Amongst other matters, the Petty Debts Court (the “PDC”) has jurisdiction to hear all civil claims with a value lower than £30,000.00. In April 2018, the Petty Debts Court...

July 13, 2021 Read more

BCR Explores Law – Unfair Dismissal

Unfair dismissal is a complex area of employment law, but one that every employer should understand. A failure to understand this area of law can result in employers being taken...

July 08, 2021 Read more

BCR Explores Law – Légitime

In Jersey law a person does not have complete freedom to leave their property to whomever they wish. Légitime is a Jersey law doctrine which provides protection against disinheritance for...

July 01, 2021 Read more

Residential Tenancies and Eviction Proceedings

In this blog we explore the key aspects of a residential tenancy agreement (“RTA”), the statutory protections they provide, how they can come to an end, how they can be breached and what can be done to remedy those breaches.

April 29, 2021 Read more

BCR Law Explains… Terminating a Residential Tenancy Agreement

How can you terminate a Residential Tenancy Agreement? In this three part blog series for ‘BCR Law Explains…’, we explore the key aspects of a residential tenancy agreement (‘RTA’), the...

April 21, 2021 Read more

BCR Law Explains… Residential Tenancy Agreements

A large number of Islanders turn to the rental market to meet their housing needs. Many other Islanders have bought residential properties as investments and look to let those properties...

April 14, 2021 Read more
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