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Divorce | Child arrangements and school holidays

Children in Divorce | Make advance plans Disagreements about where the children will spend time can flair up.  It is, […]

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First Time Property Buyer – Advice Event at Parslows Jersey

LOOKING TO BUY YOUR FIRST PROPERTY? Stepping on the first rung of the property ladder can appear daunting – but […]

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Employment Law Briefing | Monitoring Employees Emails | Parslows Jersey

Employment law | Monitoring employees emails On 5 September 2017, the ECHR ruled on the issue over Employer’s monitoring employees’ […]

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Residential property | Parslows Jersey appoints new property team member

Parslows appoint new Residential Property team member. Parslows Jersey is pleased to announce they have strengthened their residential property team […]

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Residential property | Jersey | Property drainage – Minister for infrastructure

If you are planning to sell a property it would be advisable to review your drainage systems to ensure they […]

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Anti Money Laundering | Individual – verification of documents

VERIFICATION DOCUMENTS Individual identification a certified* copy of your current passport, or a certified* copy of your national identity card […]

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Anti Money Laundering | Company verification requirements

Please note that the documents listed are required by Parslows to verify the identity of the company. We may need […]

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Anti Money Laundering | Equivalent countries and territories

This provides a list of countries and territories that are considered by the JFSC to have set requirements for measures […]

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Residential property | Charges against shares – Jersey

Overview When you borrow money from a Bank or other lender they will invariably take a charge over your property […]

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Residential property | Share transfer purchase – Jersey

What is a share transfer property? The concept of ownership of a share transfer property does not mean that you […]

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Residential Property | Jersey | First time buyer stamp duty or LTT relief

First Time Buyers of Freehold or Share Transfer Property Do you qualify as a first time buyer for stamp duty […]

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Residential property | Charges / mortgage over Freehold or Flying Freehold Property in Jersey

Overview When you borrow money from a Bank or other lender they will invariably take a charge over your property […]

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Residential property | Purchasing Flying Freehold Property in Jersey

What is a flying freehold? Flying freehold is a form of co-ownership: A larger property is divided into individual apartments, […]

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Residential property | Pre sale agreements

Under Jersey law, it is not possible (subject to certain exceptions) to force parties to buy or sell freehold property, […]

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Divorce | What about the children?

The breakdown of human relationships can cause great stress, anxiety and problems. The process of separation and divorce is rarely […]

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Jersey Post invests in US business

Parslows is pleased to announce that its client, Jersey Post Group, has invested in the United States business, Global eParcel […]

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Jersey Business Legal Services | A framework for a successful joint venture company

There are various statistics banded about as to the success rate for joint ventures.  A fairly conservative consensus puts that […]

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Residential property | Jersey | Purchasing Freehold Property

What is Freehold The concept of ownership is, in Jersey law, very simple: a person owns land or he does […]

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Residential property | Jersey | Buying your new home

So you are planning to move home in Jersey? What should be your first step?  Everyone is different in their […]

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Jersey Business Legal Services | Shareholders agreement

Shareholders’ Agreements Typically, the relationships between individual shareholders, and between shareholders and the company itself, are governed by the articles […]

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Jersey Business Legal Services | Directors’ Duties under Jersey Law

Directors’ Duties under Jersey Law The general statement of directors’ duties in Jersey is set out in Article 74(1) of […]

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Do Personal Injury Lawyers have a role in Jersey?

As a Jersey litigator, I regularly receive instruction to assist people with personal injury cases. I recall explaining what I […]

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Jersey Employment Law | Constructive Dismissal

What is constructive dismissal in the context of employment law?   Our experience in Jersey indicates that employers commonly misunderstand […]

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Jersey Employment Law | Social media in the workplace

As a smaller Jersey business should I worry about employees using social media in the workplace? While social media is […]

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Jersey Employment law | Social Media and Restraint of Trade

With the age of social media, many employers encourage their employees to be active on social media and networking sites […]

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Divorce | Fixed Fee Divorce for Petitioner

Jersey Fixed fee divorce When you are going through the breakup of a relationship, the costs of the legal side […]

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Divorce | A Detailed Overview | Parslows Family Lawyers Jersey

The breakdown of human relationships can cause great stress, anxiety and problems. The process of separation and divorce is rarely […]

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Probate Services | Probate Application | Worldwide Applicants | An Overview

How do you make a probate application in Jersey? It is not possible to re-seal a Grant of Probate in […]

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Jersey Business Legal Services | Jersey start-ups

Throughout the world, it is arguably the small and medium sized businesses that form the backbone of most economies. Jersey […]

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Migration of Companies- Jersey | Parslows Lawyers Jersey | Corporate Law

The Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 (the “Companies Law”) includes provisions enabling: A company incorporated in a foreign jurisdiction to move […]

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Jersey Business Legal Services | Reinstatement of Companies

Dissolution Jersey companies can be dissolved either through (a) formal procedures contained in the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 (the “Companies […]

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Jersey Business Legal Services | Business Legal Structure Choice In Jersey?

You must choose a business structure when you start a business. The structure you choose will define your legal responsibilities […]

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Data Protection Jersey – An Overview | Parslows Risk And Regulatory Lawyers Jersey

The processing of your personal data and the way in which it is used engages numerous areas of the law; […]

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4MLD Money Laundering – still some uncertainty! | Parslows Risk And Regulatory Lawyers Jersey

The final text of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive was agreed by the Council of Ministers and EU Parliamentary committee […]

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Jersey Licensing Law – An Overview | Parslows Risk And Regulatory Lawyers Jersey

Jersey Licensing Law – An Overview Applications No later than the 5th day of the month preceding a Licensing Assembly […]

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Pensions – Are QROPS staging a comeback? | Parslows Lawyers Jersey

In 2014, the UK government announced reforms that were described by some as a pensions ‘revolution’. Those reforms introduced ‘flexible […]

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Which territory’s laws apply when problems occur with cross-jurisdictional trust to trust transfers?

The recent judgment by Jersey’s Royal Court in the case of Representation of Schroder Cayman Bank and Trust Co Ltd […]

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Trust Investment – Lessons Learned in Hard Times | Parslows Trust And Foundation Lawyers Jersey

Trust Investment – Lessons Learned in Hard Times When one considers at first glance the trust arrangement that the Royal […]

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Trust Investment – Lessons Learned in Hard Times 2 | Parslows Trust And Foundation Lawyers Jersey

The recent global economic crisis proved a catalyst for breach of trust actions, with beneficiaries asserting that trust losses resulted […]

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The Trusts (Amendment No.6) (Jersey) Law 2013 Briefing | Parslows Trust And Foundation Lawyers Jersey

The Trusts (Amendment No.6) (Jersey) Law 2013 came into force on 25 October 2013 to amend Article 47 of The […]

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An Introduction To Jersey Foundations | Parslows Trust And Foundation Lawyers Jersey

An Introduction To Jersey Foundations | Parslows Trust And Foundation Lawyers Jersey       Incorporation A Jersey foundation (like a company but […]

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Physical Fitness And Driving In Jersey – An Overview | Parslows Criminal Defence Lawyers Jersey

Physical fitness and driving in Jersey – An Overview  | Parslows Criminal Defence Lawyers Jersey When you apply for a […]

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Corruption (Jersey) Law 1996 v Bribery Act 2010 | Parslows Criminal Defence Lawyers Jersey

Corruption (Jersey) Law 1996 v Bribery Act 2010  | Parslows Criminal Defence Lawyers Jersey Territorial application of both Laws. C(J)L1996 […]

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Corruption (Jersey) Law 1996 v Bribery Act 2010 cntd | Parslows Criminal Defence Lawyers Jersey

Corruption (Jersey) Law 1996 v Bribery Act 2010 cntd | Parslows Criminal Defence Lawyers Jersey .Territorial application of both Laws. […]

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Early Return Of Your Driving Licence Post Disqualification – FAQs | Parslows Criminal Defence Lawyers

Did you know that if you have been disqualified from driving in Jersey, by a Jersey court, you could, in […]

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Voluntary Attendance At Police Headquarters – FAQs | Parslows Criminal Defence Lawyers

If I am suspected of committing an offence and I have been asked to go to the police question voluntarily […]

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Bankruptcy | Parslows Jersey Lawyers Civil and Commercial Litigation Briefing

Insolvency guide en désastre This is available to parties seeking recovery of an unsatisfied debt owed by an individual or […]

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Petty Debts Court | Parslows Jersey Lawyers Civil and Commercial Litigation Briefing

Jurisdiction The Petty Debts Court has jurisdiction to deal with all civil causes and matters where the claim doesn’t exceed […]

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Litigation | Without Prejudice – A New Exception To The Rule | Parslows Jersey Lawyers

With courts increasingly backlogged, one of the cornerstones of the new Civil Procedure Rules in 1999 was that parties should […]

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Discovery An Overview: Royal Court Litigation Procedure | Parslows Jersey Lawyers

Discovery is the legal process by which the parties to litigation reveal their documentary evidence to each other. In this […]

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Enforcement and Recognition of Foreign Judgements in Jersey | Parslows

Enforcement and Recognition of Foreign Judgments in Jersey Jersey has its own legal system and is a self-governing jurisdiction. Overseas […]

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Degrévèment | Jersey Bankruptcy | Parslows Jersey Lawyers Civil and Commercial Litigation Briefing

Overview Degrévèment, despite being perceived as out of date and inequitable, remains a viable remedy for a secured creditor seeking […]

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Royal Court Litigation Procedure | Parslows Jersey Lawyers Civil and Commercial Litigation Briefing

Introduction Jersey has its own distinct and separate legal system which is separate from that of other jurisdictions. Whilst it […]

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Litigation | After the Event Insurance | Parslows Jersey Civil and Commercial Litigation Lawyers

In these tough economic conditions, many people are in financial difficulty to such an extent that might deter them from […]

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Commercial Leases | What are service charges in a Commercial Lease?

What are service charges in a Commercial lease Service charges are levied by Jersey commercial landlords to recover the costs […]

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Commercial Leases | Liability as Guarantor for a Jersey Commercial Lease

Liability as guarantor for a Jersey commercial lease Agreeing to become a guarantor under a lease should always be very […]

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Jersey Commercial Leases – An Overview | Parslows Commercial Lawyers Jersey

Commercial leases in Jersey – an overview While the terminology may seem quite familiar for real estate practitioners in the […]

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Commercial Leases | Restaurant Business | Parslows Lawyers Jersey

The ideal property is sitting there and you want to get in as fast as possible to start trading. As […]

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Commercial leases | Leasing Office Space

Leasing Office Space Whether you are a smaller business or a larger venture most businesses will face similar issues when […]

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Commercial Leases | Points to Consider

When considering moving into new commercial premises there are plenty of factors to consider. Most tenants assume that once the […]

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