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Articles & briefings

Corporate

Articles

Corporate / Article
Viberts helps commemorate 250th anniversary of Jersey Reform Day: 23 September 2019
Corporate / Article
Employee Benefit Trustees Await Developments
There are plenty of circumstances in the world of commerce where the flexibility of a discretionary trust and the gap between an employer as settlor and its chosen trustees have also proven useful. Employee Benefit Trusts (“EBTs”) are an excellent example of this.

Briefings

Employment

Articles

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

Articles

Family / Article
Viberts Partner, Jamie Orchard acts in landmark family law case: 31 October 2019
Family / Article
Experienced family lawyer returns to Viberts: 18 September 2019
Family / Article
Viberts Partner recognised in Top 35 Under 35 Channel Islands List

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

Articles

Litigation / Article
What to expect when you attend voluntarily for interview at the police station: 25 November 2019
Litigation / Article
Recent developments that apply to the granting of bail in Jersey: 11 November 2019
Litigation / Article
Viberts Partner, Rebecca Morley-Kirk represents defendant in landmark mental health case: 24 September 2019

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

Articles

Property / Article
A Helping Hand through the Door
Shaun O’Connor, Senior Conveyancing Manager at Viberts Legal Services, explains the legal aspects of a local property transaction: -

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

Articles

Personal / Article
Digital Wills
With increasing technological advances, should we be moving towards separate digital Wills to cover either our digital assets, or our entire estate?

Briefings

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