Private client

Use it or lose it

Two regimes dealing with separate issues present the risk of losing assets that are left dormant in Jersey bank accounts, as James Sheedy explains

03 Jun 2020

Budget 2020 – a relief for entrepreneurs?

Matthew Duncan considers the changes announced to entrepreneurs’ relief and suggests a targeted approach to help start-ups

18 May 2020

Retroactive human rights law

Matthew Duncan explains why a 60-year-old settlement is subject to the Human Rights Act

06 May 2020

SRA consults on immigration services

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has launched a public consultation on its rules governing where solicitors are allowed to work while offering immigration services.

12 Mar 2020

The great wealth shift

The great wealth transfer will offer significant opportunities for lawyers, as Pippa Allsop explains

12 Feb 2020

The living and the death: the rise of proprietary estoppel cases

The equitable doctrine of proprietary estoppel is thriving and increasingly relied on by claimants before a promisor’s death, as Matthew Duncan explains

10 Feb 2020

Pensions, offsetting and methodologies

The Pension Advisory Group has demystified the treatment of pensions, particularly offsetting pensions against other matrimonial assets, as Grace Lawrence explains

10 Feb 2020

The fear of tech advances

Pippa Allsop discusses the tensions between the human legal advisor and technology

29 Jan 2020

Prophet and loss

Jonathan Wheeler highlights how recent developments reflect issues he’s pondered here through the year

11 Dec 2019