Protector’s powers: What is the Protector’s role?

What is a Protector? Protectors are a common feature of discretionary trusts settled under Jersey law, however, until recently there was very limited local jurisprudence addressing the nature and performance of their powers and duties. Interestingly, there is no statutory definition of the word ‘Protector’ under the laws of Jersey, with the same position sometimes […]

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New Horizons:

How external counsel can help you explore and secure market entry opportunities

IR Global members offer jurisdiction-specific advice on how external counsel can help you explore & secure market entry opportunities.  The global Covid-19 pandemic may not be over, but business leaders […]

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Daniel Walker promoted to Partner at Voisin Law

Amid the current global challenges, Voisin Law LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of Daniel Walker as a partner in the banking and corporate team.  Daniel joined Voisin’s bursary scheme in 2005, before taking up a position as a trainee solicitor in 2006. He has a wide practice area, including advising on all aspects […]

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The Royal Court Gives Further Guidance On Security Enforcement

The recent case of Albion Energy Limited v Energy Investments Global Limited and Heritage Oil Limited [2020] JRC 147A clearly demonstrates that in cases where there is non compliance or a lack of co-operation by the grantor of a security interest or the issuer of the shares over which a security interest has been granted, […]

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Voisin Law advises J B Real Estate (Jersey) Limited on acquisition of the premises at Jersey Bowl

Voisin Law’s leading commercial property team have advised J B Real Estate (Jersey) Limited on the acquisition of the premises at Jersey Bowl.  The premises have subsequently been leased to Jersey Bowl (64) Limited who have exciting plans for the business.     Jersey Bowl is the Island’s only indoor tenpin bowling centre. It is equipped […]

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Kate Anderson participates in the IR Global Guide – International Governance: The Risks You Face as a Global Director

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers As companies continue to look for opportunities in global markets, directors from diverse jurisdictions are hired to serve on the boards of foreign businesses as well as domestic ones that have operations and assets in other countries. Enterprises across the world look for directors from other jurisdictions for any number of […]

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New Family Friendly Employment Rights effective from 28 June 2020

The Social Security Minister has sought approval from the States Assembly for the family friendly Employment Law changes to come into force on 28 June 2020. The amended law which was approved by the States on 24 October 2019 entitles all new parents, including surrogates and adoptive parents, to 52 weeks parental leave 6 weeks […]

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