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Brexit: EU Citizen Living in Jersey?
Despite Brexit, EU citizens that live in Jersey are able to apply to Jersey Customs and Immigration Service for 'settled status' or 'pre-settled status'. This new system will be introduced pursuant to the Jersey EU Settlement Scheme.
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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.
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Boundary dispute
Legal principle of implied rights saves homeowner from forced demolition.
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Liability when an airline crashes?
German airline Lufthansa and its Germanwings subsidiary could be liable for hundreds of millions of pounds in compensation claims unless they are able to prove that the crash was not their fault.
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Turning an injury into compensation
Many people put off making a personal injury claim because they are uncertain about the process and worried about the possible cost.
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The customer is always right: returning faulty goods
We are told that customer service employees pride themselves on the adage that ‘the customer is always right’. Yet when it comes to returning faulty goods, it appears this saying does not always ring true.
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What is privilege?
The word “privilege” joins together two ideas; that of privacy and that of having a special rule or regime.
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Do you need planning permission?
This definition is extremely wide and, subject to certain exceptions, will cover the majority of development activity. As such we would advise that you should, as a general rule, always assume permission will be required.
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How to appeal a planning decision
In March 2015 Jersey’s planning laws were substantially amended in an attempt to make the planning appeal system easier, cheaper and more accessible for those aggrieved by planning decisions.
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Breach of an illegal contract: enforcable or not?
An interesting case came before the UK Supreme Court this year whereby the court was effectively asked to consider whether it had the power to apply the remedy of restitution for a breach of contract when the subject matter of the contract was illegal.

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