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Baker & Partners Return Trusteeship to Jersey in Contentious Trust Case

Stephen Baker, Simon Thomas and James Sheedy of Baker & Partners have secured a significant victory for the beneficiary in the case of Dick-Stock v PanTrust International SA, Wigley & Wigley 2015 JRC 223, with the Jersey Royal Court accepting jurisdiction to remove and replace the Panama-based trustees. Two trusts in question will now be transferred to […]

Baker & Partners Relocate Offices to St Helier’s Iconic Old Midland Bank

Baker & Partners, a specialist litigation and dispute resolution practice based in Jersey, have moved offices to the restored old Midland Bank in Library Place, St Helier. The restored building has been named Midland Chambers out of respect for its heritage. Designed by prolific Jersey-born architect Adolphus Curry and dating from the end of the […]


The CEO of revolutionary tech-focused investment businesses with headquarters in Jersey (Channel Islands) and offices in London, has been named a winner in the The M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards – Europe on Monday, 16 November 2015. Symon Stickney, founder and CEO of Independent Strategic Group (ISG) was chosen from a pool of nominees by […]

Stephen Baker Delivers Expert Insight at London Conference Regarding Beddoe Relief and Trustees’ Applications

Stephen Baker, Senior Partner at Baker &Partners, opened the conference at Five Stone Buildings regarding Beddoe Relief and Trustees’ Applications for Directions on 13thOctober 2015. Trustees apply for Beddoe Relief if they wish to pursue litigation while protecting themselves from potential claims on the part of beneficiaries that the costs of the action shouldn’t be covered by the […]


Relevance of traditional media in a social media age to be discussed at CIPR events

The widely-held belief that social media has replaced traditional news outlets will be challenged at events organised in Guernsey and Jersey by the Channel Islands Group of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) next month.   The events will look at the relevance of conventional media in a social media age and cover topics […]

Helen Ruelle appointed Chair of Jersey Community Relations Trust

Mourant Ozannes partner Helen Ruelle has been appointed as the new chair of the Jersey Community Relations Trust. As head of Mourant Ozannes’ employment practice in Jersey, Helen is well placed to advise and counsel on matters of discrimination and equality in the island. She has spoken and written extensively on the subject of the […]

Equiom (Jersey) Limited appoints new Managing Director

Equiom (Jersey) Limited has announced the appointment of Nicola Gott as Managing Director. Nicola commenced her position on 2nd November 2015.  With over 18 years’ banking experience, the majority of which at a senior executive level, Nicola has a proven track record in the offshore financial services industry.  Prior to joining Equiom, she held the […]

Skipton International expands Jersey office

Skipton International has taken on a new member of staff in Jersey to cope with increased demand for mortgages on the island. Leah Black joins the team as a Mortgage Associate. Leah, who was previously with Future Finance, has nearly two years’ experience dealing with the local market. Managing Director Jim Coupe said: “We are […]


Save the Last Dance for The Michael Bublé Experience This Christmas at The Drift

The Royal Yacht invite the public to join The Michael Bublé Experience for a festive night of celebrations at their Christmas Party at The Drift on 18th December 2015. The Michael Bublé Experience is highly regarded as the No.1 Michael Bublé tribute show globally. The act is fronted by Michael Clews, who has worked in the entertainment business for […]

Silent auction raises £7,500 for Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Silent auction raises £7,500 for Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Guests at The Atlantic Hotel’s inaugural Eat Jersey Food Festival have raised £7,500 for Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. The hotel hosted a silent auction at the Eat Jersey Food Festival held earlier this month, raising funds for charitable partner, Durrell. Bidders were in with a chance of securing one of many exceptional lots, including a […]

EY breakfast seminar to focus on BEPS

A forthcoming EY breakfast seminar will run through the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) final package of reports focused on the Base Erosion and Profit Sharing (BEPS) action plan. On 5 October 2015, the OECD released its final package of reports on the BEPS Action Plan; some 13 final reports.  EY’s breakfast seminar […]

Island primary schools to receive Safety in Action awards

Island primary schools to receive Safety in Action awards

Year five pupils at St John’s Primary School will receive double honours at this year’s Child Accident Prevention Jersey (CAPJ) Safety in Action Awards. CAPJ is a child safety group facilitated by the charity Family Nursing & Home Care. Its mascot, Safety Sam, will present the students with the awards for Highest Scoring School and […]

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Dickinson Gleeson STEPS ahead as award finalist

Dickinson Gleeson has been shortlisted for the Boutique Firm of the Year award in the prestigious Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) Private Client awards for 2014/15. This category is open not only to law firms (whether in partnership or sole practice), but also to accountants and tax advisors, specialising in private client services. […]

Commonwealth Youth Parliament

The Jersey Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is seeking to identify one young person from the Island aged between 18 and 29 to attend the Sixth Commonwealth Youth Parliament which will be held in Mmabatho, North West Province, South Africa from 2nd to 8th November 2014. The overall goal of the Youth Parliament, […]

Co-operative Travelmaker shortlisted for prestigious travel agents’ award

Co-operative Travelmaker shortlisted for prestigious travel agents’ award

CO-OPERATIVE Travelmaker has been shortlisted from hundreds of entries across the UK for the prestigious 2014 Travel Trade Gazette Travel Awards. The company, which has been arranging travel for Channel Islanders for more than 40 years, is up for the TTG Travel Agency of the Year Award. With hundreds of entries, more than 36,000 agent […]

Careers Jersey are awarded Matrix accreditation

Careers Jersey are awarded Matrix accreditation

Careers Jersey are celebrating after being the first organisation in the Channel Islands to be awarded the prestigious Matrix Standard, a nationally recognised quality mark for organisations delivering information, advice and guidance services. The Matrix Standard is a challenging benchmark that measures the quality of services an organisation provides. It is also a key business […]

Community News

Local charity to host Jersey’s first colour run

Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) is hosting Jersey’s first ever colour run. The FNHC Colour Fun Run will take place on Monday 30th May 2016 and local businesses are being invited to contact the Charity to help sponsor the event. Colour runs have become one of the most popular mass participant events around the […]


To celebrate ten years of supporting the swimarathon, sponsors RBC Wealth Management will be offering an extra charity donation to the first ten teams who set up a justgiving fundraising page in aid of the big swim. Chris Blampied, Head of Banking, RBC Wealth Management, said: ‘The Lions Club Swimarathon is a great community event […]

Local business looking for 2016 charity partners

AMALGAMATED Facilities Management (AFM) has launched a new initiative aimed at trying to find charity partners for 2016. As the Channel Islands’ largest facilities management company, AFM, which celebrated its 50th year in the Channel Islands in 2014, has over 120 staff in Jersey. It plans to draw on its employees’ professionalism, experience and manpower […]

Jersey Directors gather to raise money for The Jersey Cancer Trust

The Jersey Association of Directors and Officers (“JADO”) holds a variety of CPD and networking events throughout the year for its members.  The next event is ‘Speed Quizzing which is being held on Thursday 12th November at the Royal Yacht Hotel.  Money raised from this event is being donated to the Jersey Cancer Trust. Colin […]

Charity News

Amazing stories of achievement from Collas Crill Island Walk

Amazing stories of achievement are being shared after the Collas Crill Island Walk in Jersey on Saturday 21 June. Carl Dacres was paralysed in a sporting accident in 2009. He learned to walk again, completed the London Marathon in 2011 and then decided to walk around Jersey in the Collas Crill Island Walk. He did […]

Over a million calories burned in Cycle Challenge Jersey

Cycle Challenge Jersey encouraged nearly 100 people to cycle for the first time in more than a year and in all participants clocked up an impressive 77,230 km and saved 15.6 tonnes of CO2, burning off more than 1.2 million calories, which is equivalent to cycling around the world nearly two times and burning off […]

Triathlon trio help Jersey children

Triathlon trio help Jersey children

Three friends are competing in this weekend’s Jersey Triathlon to raise money for the charity, Help a Jersey Child. Russell Davies, Darren Amy and the Solicitor General, Howard Sharp, will be swimming, cycling and running on Sunday to see which one crosses the finish line first. However, the rivalry is friendly and in a good […]

Get Behind Run4Men 2014!

Get Behind Run4Men 2014!

Run4Men will return for it’s fourth year in Jersey on 13th July 2014. The sporting challenge will bring together male participants to raise funds for research into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Run4Men was created in order to provide an event for men who wanted to take part in a similar event […]

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| November 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Private equity (PE) activity represented over a quarter of the total value of offshore M&A transactions in the third quarter of 2015, putting it on pace to generate the biggest annual dollar amount the industry has seen in the past five years, according to a report released today by Appleby, one of the world’s largest […]

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Elian group director named in eprivateclient’s ’50 Most Influential’ for fifth time

Elian group director named in eprivateclient’s ’50 Most Influential’ for fifth time

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Philip Le Cornu, group director of Elian, has been named as one of eprivateclient’s ‘50 Most Influential’ practitioners for 2016. It is the fifth consecutive year he has featured on the prestigious list. Mr Le Cornu was noted for having established ‘a strong reputation as one of the most client focused and trusted practitioners in […]

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Jersey’s credit rating reaffirmed

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Standard & Poors (S&P) has affirmed its “AA+ credit rating, with a stable outlook” for the States of Jersey. This is one of the best that the credit ratings service awards. In its report, S&P noted: “The AA+ ratings on Jersey reflect our view of its mature political and institutional setting, flexible policy environment, wealthy […]

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CISE introduces the SPAC as a new product

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

New rules have been introduced which allow Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) to be listed on the Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE). A SPAC is a cash shell which is used to raise money for a very specific investment objective. The SPAC is growing again in popularity as international markets recover from the global financial […]

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