Coronavirus (COVID-19) update Viberts announces its expansion with nine new employees joining the firm Partner Jamie Orchard recognised in Citywealth’s Future Leaders Top 100 list Property law specialist Paul Harben joins Viberts as partner Viberts recognised in latest Legal 500 UK 2021 rankings Viberts Partner, Rose Colley appointed as President of ‘The Law Society of Jersey’ Vote for Jamie Orchard, Partner who has been shortlisted for ‘Family lawyer of the year, Partner’ in the Future Leaders Awards 2020 Senior Conveyancing Manager, Chris Duverger celebrates 50 years in the role Julia Smirnova qualifies as an English Solicitor Viberts Associate, Eleanor Colley has been listed in the 2020 eprivateclient Channel Islands Top 35 under 35 Jersey Private Funds COVID-19 and the Jersey property market ‘Foreclosure’ bankruptcy Reasonableness and residential tenancies - an update for residential tenants and landlords New law comes into force for executing wills during the Coronavirus pandemic Unhappy in your marriage during the lockdown? Commercial landlords and tenants: Reasonableness is key Alexandra Cohen qualifies as an English Solicitor Espresso update: Government of Jersey’s support for businesses Coronavirus and construction contracts Child contact issues/shared residence in lockdown - an update (Un)happy families and Covid-19 Payment of child maintenance and the Coronavirus Commercial tenants - proactive measures to consider Wedlock-deadlock: How your insurance can help you if COVID-19 turns your big day into a big dud Coronavirus and the issues it raises about contact for separated parents COVID-19: A force majeure event How to protect your marriage from COVID-19 Pandemic practical advice for businesses and individuals Spring 2020: Corporate governance and looking forward Viberts appoints Solicitors, Oliver Hughes and Emily Paris-Hunter Promotions announced at Viberts Wills & Estates in Jersey Employment law expert Vicky Milner to join Viberts as Partner Dismissals deemed to have been unfair do not always seem unfair Drawing up a Lasting Power of Attorney What is a Calderbank offer? What to expect when you attend voluntarily for interview at the police station Recent developments that apply to the granting of bail in Jersey Viberts Partner, Jamie Orchard acts in landmark family law case Viberts Partner, Rebecca Morley-Kirk represents defendant in landmark mental health case Viberts helps commemorate 250th anniversary of Jersey Reform Day Experienced family lawyer returns to Viberts Digital Wills Beneficial Ownership Presumed Consent has arrived Six things you should never forget when buying a property Green Funerals What happens if you don't make an LPA? Litigation risk and the “Chinese Tiger” Keeping divorce costs down A helping hand through the door Brexit: EU citizen living in Jersey? Family Law and those new year blues Employee Benefit Trustees await developments Parents: Let’s talk about sex Registration of charities in Jersey The Limited Liability Partnerships (Jersey) Law 2018 Conveyancing: It’s about far more than just property The devil is in the detail A reconciliation contract – an alternative to divorce? GDPR action plan A guide to the new Lasting Power of Attorney law Appeal court examines the necessary elements required for an indecent assault Providing for pets in a will Tout tel under scrutiny Jersey's HSS failures contribute to death of resident Child contact at Christmas: make a clear plan DIY divorce Setting up a small business Where are your assets located? Cohabitation: you may not get back what you put in to a property Contract of purchase found to be binding in boundary dispute between neighbours The electric vehicle revolution - is this the calm before the storm? The foreshore: where do you draw the (water)line? Marriage vs. cohabitation No ring? No inheritance rights Making a claim for a holiday ruined by illness New building levy in Jersey Acting as an executor Dividing the marital assets in a divorce Property planning appeals - how long have I got? The issue of parking when buying property Boundary dispute Travel contracts: United Airlines' ejection Rejecting a buy out offer in a quasi-partnership company not necessarily fatal to securing a just and equitable winding up No post-resignation implied duty of confidentiality in director’s contract Failure to make a declaration of directors’ conflicts of interest Which of multiple breaches of the proper purpose rule matters? Art 125 scheme to move a Jersey company to England Subjective and objective views of directors’ duties How long have you got to sue a dishonest director? Commercial disappointment & failure of substratum not the same Generous view of fund directors’ duties It's not you, nor me: is the concept of 'no fault divorce' on the cards? Inherent jurisdiction invoked to plug an inconvenient gap in (Manx) company law Directors’ wrongful trading clearly defined Jersey's succession laws & your family finances The "boomerang generation" & divorce Leaving a bequest to charity in your will Charitable gift of Jersey land in a will and possible conflict that can arise Tax changes for non-dom UK property owners Parental Responsibility - have you got consent for travelling as a single parent with children? Rules to determine fair value payable for shares in a company merger Guidance for preparing statements of solvency Social media & relationship breakdown How not to seek a just and equitable winding up Board deadlock and shareholder intervention It’s time to push back against “Jersey, United Kingdom” because it’s got out of hand Who is liable for storm damage to property? Clear contracts avoid murky waters for land owners Family Law jargon buster Litigation jargon buster Non-executive director: just a touch of class? “Not in front of the children!” - Trust administration Victory for Viberts’ client after six year trust battle Brexit, Jersey and the sequel to Protocol 3 Declaratory relief in the context of regulatory supervision Winding up of Jersey companies Setting aside trusts on the grounds of mistake as to tax consequences - S & T Trusts Winding up of companies Re Monarch Investments Ltd. Sickness in the workplace Legal expenses insurance: what’s it all about? Constructive unfair dismissal Avoiding the christmas party from hell Bullying & harassment in the workplace Workplace dress code: why can’t I wear this to work? Social media: the need for clear guidelines The new housing and work law legislation has arrived A modern workplace: diverse, family friendly and flexible. Bullying & harassment in the workplace: how to tackle it as an employer Bullying & harassment in the workplace: how to handle it as an employee Age discrimination: retirement age can no longer be stipulated by employers When is a PILON clause correctly exercised? Transgender discrimination case Can spousal maintenance ever be forever? Top tips for keeping divorce costs down Divorce d-day Parental responsibility, residence & contact - Children Law in Jersey Inherited assets & dividing these in a divorce Divorce: what about the children? Divorce with dignity Fast cars, hiding assets, expensive new partners... Has divorce law now gone too far in favour of women? No more rummaging in bins! Should the law change be changed for unmarried couples - gay or heterosexual? The impact on children when a relationship breaks down Delays in law drafting can be damaging The pre-nuptial agreement comes of age Interesting developments regarding financial matters on divorce Keeping the family together: the collaborative approach to family law I love you - but what about a pre-nup? In the dark about divorce? Separated: Let the whole family have a happy Christmas Child maintenance: defining a ‘parent’ Harassment remedies - domestic abuse Divorce it isn’t all about the parents Getting re-married? What you need to consider Happily living together? Protect your interests Settling your family disputes outside court Counting the cost of your divorce Planning some changes? Buying your first home together Two generation homes Land transfer tax New year, new you, new business Have you got a will? Business leases - MOT before you start the journey A property snap shot Putting down roots: business leases & security of tenure Strawberry fields forever? Seymour Villa & Seymour Cottage - a planning tale Tenants’ deposits: are they now “safe as houses”? Shaky completions in Jersey's Royal Court New leases - what a landlord now needs to know Is court that bad? The role of the arbitrator Making home improvements? Do your homework first The quirkiest restrictions found in Jersey property deeds Incapacity: Who will manage my affairs if I become incapable? Death is a taxing matter: Have you considered the stamp duty implications of making a will? Brussels IV: Own property abroad? Have you got the will to make a will? New mental health law aims to bring peace of mind Obtaining probate in Jersey & the advantages of having a separate Jersey Will Where there is a will there is a way! Modernisation of Jersey's inheritance laws To will or not to will? Selling the reversionary interest in your home: the pros & cons A guide to mental capacity & lasting powers of attorney in Jersey Digital life after death A reform of the tutelle system; minors inheriting property Liability when an airline crashes? David & Goliath - round 3 the battle between the developer, the planning department and the home owner Royal court decision empowers the court to order damages for a neighbours’ encroachment Privacy - an issue for all levels of society Turning an injury into compensation The customer is always right: returning faulty goods What is privilege? Do you need planning permission? How to appeal a planning decision Expert medical reports: to disclose or not to disclose? Do I have a case? Don't get caught with your pants down Above your neighbour’s land? You’re not above the law when it comes to neighbourly duties Breach of an illegal contract: enforcable or not? Viberts' relocation guide for HNW individuals Discovery of documents in litigation proceedings Legal privilege client guide Viberts Property Brochure Jersey wills jargon buster Probate jargon buster Corporate Law jargon buster Commercial law brochure Family Law Brochure Litigation brochure Jersey resident will questionnaire Non Jersey resident will questionnaire Property savvy buyers guide Property moving checklist Property family moving guide Types of asset holding structures in Jersey How to appeal against a Royal Court decision Bringing a personal injury claim How to respond to employee claims Getting divorced in Jersey How to apply for foreign probate The process of applying for probate in Jersey Beware of using social media during a break up Cohabiting couples: the legal rights in Jersey Buying a property in Jersey Buying share transfer property in Jersey Making a will in Jersey How to apply for fast track probate in Jersey Who to appoint as an executor of a Jersey will Is there a future for trust work in Jersey, post Panama? Have trusts lost the advantage of privacy? What does the future of trust work in Jersey look like? How can trustees minimise the impact of legal action brought by beneficiaries? How can lawyers best advise trustees? Are trusts fit for purpose? How "confidential" is a settlor's letter of wishes? What approach should trustees take to investing? Interview: The classification of beneficiaries: why it matters What are the challenges facing trusts? Channel Island trusts - a safe haven, not evasion. 1 of 13: Can you act for both parties in a fixed fee divorce? 2 of 13: Divorce - Is it a case of the winner takes it all? 3 of 13: How do I get a straightforward divorce? 4 of 13: Have we got a high divorce rate in Jersey? 5 of 13: Is it worth signing a pre-nuptial? 6 of 13: Is the law different for gay couples who are cohabitating? 7 of 13: The difference between Jersey & UK divorce law 8 of 13: Top tips for separating couples on legal advice 9 of 13: What can I expect to pay for a divorce? 10 of 13: What do you need to do to get a pre-nuptial? 11 of 13: What is collaborative law good for? 12 of 13: Why do lawyers letters cost so much? 13 of 13: Why it is so important to get your financial claims dismissed? Transparent guide to divorce process & fees The future of employment: Explosive times No jab, no job? Trapped - the impact of Covid on relationship breakdowns A guide to buying your next property 'off-plan' Viberts helps ten-year-old William raise money for charity with ‘Magic Reindeer Food’ Viberts announces three promotions NOM! Viberts strengthens its Employment Team with new appointment New stamp duty rates on property purchases Viberts Écrivain sworn in as Jersey Advocate Has COVID-19 interrupted your business? Espresso briefing: New Financial Disclosure Law Viberts shortlisted in the 2021 Citywealth IFC Awards for ‘Law Firm of the Year – Jersey’ Separated families and Christmas 2020 – What are the rules in Jersey? Viberts to host webinar with Integritas Wealth Partners Covid vaccinations and the law Espresso update: Government of Jersey's support for businesses update Viberts Family Law Partner, Jamie Orchard has been recognised in the 2019 Channel Islands Top 35 Under 35 Post Brexit – How EU nationals obtain permission to continue living in Jersey Espresso briefing: Update on a challenge to new transparency and disclosure laws Why prenups aren’t just for the rich and famous Recent judgment clarifies new capacity law What are compromise agreements? Assessing mental capacity: Who is the best person for the job? A brief explanation of Jersey work permits Gary Burgess interviews Viberts’ Rose Colley and Eleanor Colley Jersey tribunal case comment: Estelle Burns v Voisin Law Case Note: Royal Court judgment 8 April 2021: de Than v Institute of Law [2021]JRC098 Case Note: Royal Court judgment on costs, 11 May 2021: de Than v Institute of Law [2021]JRC134 Construction contracts and COVID-19 Viberts Family Law team Holding Court – The Jersey law podcast – Episode 2: Financial settlements Holding Court – The Jersey law podcast – Episode 1: Divorce and separation It’s coming home…. potentially with personal liability for the alleged perpetrator Residential status - Do you qualify for buying property? Types of property ownership in Jersey The G7's Global Corporate Tax Rate: A good thing for Jersey? Costs of buying/selling property in Jersey Buying property - Checks we undertake Six ways to ensure successful communication during a divorce Parental responsibility: What is it? Who has it? And what are the implications? Getting divorced in Jersey – what you need to know Divorce: an A to Z guide of legal terms A guide to managing a delayed property possession Buying a 'fixer-upper' property Viberts Corporate Associate, Advocate Eleanor Colley named one of the Channel Islands Top 35 Under 35 for the second time Case note: Royal Court judgment 28 May 2021 Dix v Sigma Group Limited [2021]JRC159 Buying a property for the first time? Holding Court – The Jersey law podcast – Episode 3: Silver splitters Holding Court – The Jersey law podcast – Episode 4: Cohabitation Update - Jersey business interruption insurance, COVID-19 Claims Viberts awarded Lexcel accreditation for the 10th consecutive year Share transfer properties: seven commonly asked questions Viberts shortlisted in the 2022 Citywealth IFC Awards for 'Law Firm of the Year - Jersey' Case note: Royal Court judgment 29 July 2021: Pritchard v AG [2021]JRC119 Human error, working from home and data protection Case note: Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal judgment on staying proceedings, de Than v Institute of Law [2019]TRE203B Holding Court – The Jersey law podcast – Episode 5: Children Holding Court – The Jersey law podcast – Episode 6: tips & traps of social media Splitting from your partner - what about the family pet? Workplace investigations: Taking a bird's-eye view A guide to Jersey residential leases Employment law changes: increase to minimum wage from January 2022 A summary of Jersey law on redundancy Case Note: Pallot v Jersey Heritage Trust [2021] TRE 041; Discrimination in the workplace and Covid-19 Viberts bursary student interview: Rebecca De Freitas, Trainee English Solicitor Case note: Clinical negligence Family law expert Emma Hollywood joins Viberts as a Senior Associate Viberts Corporate team advises on the sale of Omega to TEAM Viberts celebrates Senior Partner Charles Thacker’s 50 years at the firm Viberts announces ten firm wide promotions A profession emerges fit for the post-pandemic world A foot is 11 inches long. Alice in Wonderland? No, in Jersey it's perfectly true Viberts helps eleven-year-old William raise money for charity with ‘Magic Reindeer Food’ Fixed fee legal opinions and Form 7 certificates for HM Land Registry Espresso briefing: Updates to Jersey limited partnership legislation Viberts Employment Law breakfast seminar - The Employment Life Cycle - 'New Joiners' Putting a stamp on things Public Health pitfalls for Jersey landlords Viberts Family team win Corporate INTL 2022 award – Jersey Family Law Firm of the Year Conduct outside the workplace: paws for thought Car-on-bike collisions in Jersey: A legal update Compromise agreements explained Viberts Dispute Resolution team wins ‘The Global 100’ - ‘Litigation Law Firm of the Year - Jersey’ Case note: Royal Court decision on costs [2022]JRC016 Murray v Camerons Limited Viberts' staff raise £8,000 for four local charities Espresso briefing: Amendments to the Electronic Communications (Jersey) Law 2000 Reach Magazine interviews Rebecca De Freitas, Viberts Trainee English Solicitor Legal aid in Jersey has changed. What are the alternatives? The recent P&O redundancies highlight why it is critical to follow a fair process P&O Ferries and offshore employment Toxic ‘forever chemicals’ polluting the Jersey Water Supply P&O Ferries: settlement payments and sailing too close to the wind Contractual Interpretation – The Importance of making your intentions clear to all Connect Magazine interviews Viberts Partner Giles Emmanuel for its 'Time out with' series The Sandwich Generation Case Note: Dowling v Concentric Analytics Limited [2021] TRE 107; Tribunal decision on unfair dismissal Viberts launches Client Service Charter Stamp duty and buying for the first time in Jersey MONEYVAL visit update - next assessment is scheduled to take place in 2023 Viberts Associate Alexandra Cohen has been shortlisted in the Jersey Finance 2022 Rising Stars Awards Help! My parents need care
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