Tag: Crill Canavan

New protection against fraud for owners of UK land and property

| March 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Channel Islanders now have an added layer of security against fraud when they buy and sell property or land in England or Wales. A new security measure introduced by the UK Land Registry means that, if taken up, a solicitor would be required to certify the identity of a seller to the Land Registry before […]

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Merger creates ‘silver circle’ pan-Island law firm

| April 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

A new pan-Channel Island law firm, Collas Crill, opens its doors following the merger of Jersey firm Crill Canavan and Guernsey’s Collas Day. The merger creates a new 16-partner, full service Channel Island firm with around 150 staff. With both firms already among the world’s top 20 offshore legal practices, Collas Crill becomes the leading […]

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Professional service providers must help facilitate Jersey’s e-gaming industry

| March 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s developing industries, such as e-gaming and intellectual property, require the skills of lawyers and accountants to develop their full potential, says one Jersey lawyer who is already working with experts in Guernsey to offer a gold-standard service. Welcoming the States’ vote on Thursday 3 March 2011 giving e-gambling companies the go-ahead to set up […]

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New year boost at top end of the Jersey property market

| March 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

There are strong indications that the high end of Jersey’s residential housing market is gaining momentum. That’s according to Crill Canavan’s conveyancing manager, whose property team had four transactions worth a total of more than £11 million passed in the Island’s Royal Court on Friday 4 March 2011. Shaun O’Connor said: “There is clearly some […]

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Crill Canavan ranked in top 20 offshore law firms

| February 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Crill Canavan is the only Jersey-only law firm to be ranked in The Lawyer magazine’s latest Top 20 Offshore Law Firm survey, and has the highest percentage of female equity partners of all law firms surveyed. The Lawyer’s annual survey ranks the Jersey law firm joint 18th in the top 20 in its first ever […]

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Trust litigation: how to control costs

Trust litigation: how to control costs

| February 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

The key to controlling the cost of trust litigation is effective management believes one of Jersey’s most experienced trust lawyers. Crill Canavan’s head of fiduciary, Advocate Richard Pirie, told delegates at an offshore trust conference this month that establishing clear responsibility and managing processes effectively would save time and costs should an issue become contentious.

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Advocate Dionne Gilbert is appointed Acting Bâtonnier

Advocate Dionne Gilbert is appointed Acting Bâtonnier

| January 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Advocate Dionne Gilbert, a partner at Jersey law firm Crill Canavan, has been appointed Acting Bâtonnier. The Acting Bâtonnier administers Jersey’s legal aid scheme, a responsibility delegated by the head of the Jersey Bar, the Bâtonnier (Advocate Anthony Olsen). The Bâtonnier nominates his deputy from the Island’s senior lawyers. Advocate Gilbert will serve for a […]

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Crill Canavan private client team recommended by Practical Law Company

| January 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jersey lawyers Crill Canavan have been recommended by PLC’s guide to Jersey’s legal services for private clients. The Practical Law Company has just released the 3rd edition of its Cross-border Private Client Handbook. Three of Crill Canavan’s legal team are endorsed lawyers: partners Nuno Santos-Costa and Damian James, and head of trusts Richard Pirie.

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The Importance of Business: Crill Canavan sponsors Lieutenant-Governor talk

| January 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor of Jersey, Lieutenant-General Andrew Ridgway, will speak on The Importance of Business – A Soldier’s Perspective, at the Jersey Chamber of Commerce’s February luncheon. Crill Canavan is sponsoring the event, at which the Lieutenant-Governor will share his views with Jersey’s business community before he leaves the Island later this year.

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Crill Canavan lawyers named on Citywealth Leaders List 2011

Crill Canavan lawyers named on Citywealth Leaders List 2011

| January 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Crill Canavan’s Damian James and Richard Pirie have again been recognised as leading international private client practitioners. Both are named on this year’s Citywealth Leaders List. Damian James, a partner in the firm’s Litigation team, is named as a Prominent Figure in Citywealth’s Contentious Trusts category. Damian specialises in contentious and semi-contentious trust work and […]

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