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Collas Crill advises Condor Ferries in successful Operating Agreement bid

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Collas Crill has advised Condor Ferries in respect of its acquisition of a new vessel, the Austal 102, and its discussions with the States of Jersey over a long-term agreement to operate the vessel to and from Jersey. Following its entry into the new operating agreement, which allows Condor to sail to and from the […]

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Landmark Judgment: Outlook Contacts and Mailboxes Protected, but care needed with LinkedIn Accounts.

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a landmark judgment the Royal Court has found that contact information stored in Microsoft Outlook Contacts can be protected by the law of confidentiality even where the individual contact details are available on the internet or on social media sites. Furthermore, a collection of email folders can constitute a database protected by copyright. However, […]

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Collas Crill advises Channel Island Property Fund Limited on £41.7 million placing and property acquisitions

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Collas Crill has advised the Channel Islands Property Fund Limited on a placing of a further 41,775,000 shares, valued at £1 each, on to the official list of the Channel Islands Securities Exchange. The proceeds of the placing were used in the acquisition of two prestigious commercial properties in the Channel Islands; 40 Esplanade in […]

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Collas Crill advise Malaysian investors on buying UK property

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Malaysian investors looking to buy property in the UK are turning to Collas Crill for both conveyancing and advice on using the Channel Islands to structure their investment. Offshore law firm Collas Crill, which reaches Malaysian property investors through its Singapore office, has seen increasing interest, particularly in the London residential property market. Michael Morris, […]

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Digital legacies: Make sure your will is fit for the 21st century

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wills specialists at Collas Crill are urging islanders to leave a digital legacy after their death. The warning comes after the UK Law Society highlighted the need to make sure wills are fit for the 21st Century. A digital legacy will include clear instructions about what should happen to your social media, computer games and […]

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Mistakes by Jersey employers contribute to record number of unfair dismissal claims

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mistakes by Jersey employers are contributing to record numbers of unfair dismissal claims in the Island, says a Collas Crill employment law specialist. With the news that more than 160 workers in Jersey claimed they were unfairly dismissed last year – the highest number since the Jersey Employment Tribunal began in 2005 – Collas Crill’s […]

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Six Collas Crill partners named on Citywealth Leaders List

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Six Collas Crill partners have been name on the Citywealth Leaders List for 2014. Kathryn Purkis, Collas Crill’s pan Island head of Fiduciary, has been named on the Honours list, Citywealth’s highest accolade. The Citywealth Leaders List is an independent list of leading lawyers, accountants, trustees and fund managers in private wealth management in the […]

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Selling Channel Islands funds in the UK: seminar to discuss best routes to market

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Which of the Channel Islands’ routes to market work best for funds investors in the real world? Recent developments in the UK have had a significant impact on the way in which Channel Island investment funds can be sold into the UK market. Delegates at Collas Crill’s spring seminar will have a chance to find […]

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Trustees may not be adequately protected, seminar finds

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Some Channel Island trustees may not be adequately protected from potential personal liability, experts running a seminar run across the islands have discovered. Collas Crill’s Spring Seminar Series started this week with a focus on the potential for trustees in Jersey and Guernsey to be held personally liable for significant sums of money in the […]

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UK Budget contains sting in the tail for Channel Island investors in UK residential property

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yeserday’s UK Budget announcement contains a sting in the tail for Channel Island investors in UK residential property, says UK property expert Michael Morris. “The Chancellor has slapped a massive increase on Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) increasing it to 15% when residential property worth £500,000 or more is purchased in the name of a […]

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