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Terms of Engagement – What to consider when getting engaged

Another Valentine’s Day has been and gone and, love it or loathe it, couples across the globe use this day to show their love for one another with romantic gestures...

February 16, 2022 Read more

Landlord and Tenant Update: Mandatory “Rent Safe” Scheme Evicted by the States

In December 2021, Senator Kristina Moore lodged a proposition seeking legislative amendments to place the “Rent Safe” scheme (the “Scheme”) – which is currently operated on a voluntary basis –...

February 15, 2022 Read more

Proposition to Change Notice Periods for Periodic Tenancies: An Update

On 7th February 2022, we provided an update in relation to Senator Mezéc’s proposition which invited the States Assembly to request that the Minister for Housing and Communities issue a...

February 14, 2022 Read more

Secondary Victim Claims – Proximity is Key

The English Court of Appeal has recently handed down judgment in the appeal of three cases Paul v The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Polmear v Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust...

February 09, 2022 Read more

Proposition to Change Notice Periods for Periodic Tenancies

On 7th January 2022, Senator Mezéc lodged a proposition (the “Proposition”) with the States Greffe requesting that the Minister for Housing and Communities (the “Minister”) issue an order pursuant to...

February 07, 2022 Read more

Piste Off!

After a year or two of enforced absence it seems safe to assume that many Islanders will be itching to get back to the ski slopes this winter (including me...

December 14, 2021 Read more

Buyer Beware

This article was first published in Rural magazine. It is an exciting moment when you are handed the keys to your new home. However that excitement can quickly fade if...

October 06, 2021 Read more

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
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