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Employment

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Employment / Article
Sickness in the workplace
It is essential that employers have a sickness absence policy that ensures absences are dealt with consistently and effectively.
Employment / Article
Constructive unfair dismissal
Constructive dismissal is arguably the most contentious kind of dismissal, what matters is that the employee should be entitled to terminate the contract without notice because of the employer’s conduct.

Briefings

Employment / Briefing
When is a PILON clause correctly exercised?
Calculating the level of statutory redundancy payment due to an individual and the amount of any compensation that may be due in the event of a finding that they have been unfairly dismissed.
Employment / Briefing
Transgender discrimination case
Since 1 September 2015, paragraph 5 of schedule 1 of the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 (the “Law”) states that transgender reassignment is a protected characteristic under the Law.

Family

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Family / Article
DIY divorce
Carrying out a 'DIY divorce' as opposed to using a lawyer has its risks. Make sure you're aware of your rights.

Briefings

Family / Briefing
Family law jargon buster
Are you confused what certain legal terms mean? This helpful family law jargon buster guide explains what most of the commonly used legal terms mean.

Litigation

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Litigation / Article
Parents: Let’s Talk About Sex
The new Sexual Offences (Jersey) Law 2018 is coming into force on the 23rd November 2018 and this law introduces some new offences which may interest you.
Litigation / Article
Boundary dispute
Legal principle of implied rights saves homeowner from forced demolition.

Briefings

Litigation / Briefing
Litigation jargon buster
This jargon buster aims to provide clarity on some of the litigation terminology used in Jersey law cases.

Property

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Property / Article
The Devil is in the Detail
A recent decision of the Royal Court has highlighted that small details missed by lawyers can have enormous unforeseen consequences.

Briefings

Property / Briefing
Tout tel under scrutiny
How far does the tout tel clause in a contract protect a vendor when selling their Jersey property?

Personal

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Personal / Article
Providing for pets in a will
People with pets count them as part of the family. It makes sense to think about who you want to care for them following your death.

Briefings

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