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Nuptial Agreements | Family Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Pre-nuptial and Post-nuptial Agreements | Family Law What’s the difference between pre nuptial and post nuptial agreements and do these nuptial […]

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Divorce | Family Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Debunking the Divorce D-Day Myth | Family Law Over recent years, the media have dubbed the first working Monday of […]

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Christmas Child Contact for Separated Families | Family Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Christmas Child Contact Arrangements for Separated Families | A Few Points to Consider The festive period is a time which […]

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Recruitment | Head of Litigation Advocate | Parslows Jersey

We are hiring – Head of Litigation | Advocate | Jersey Parslows Jersey are looking to recruit a broad based, experienced Jersey  Advocate to head […]

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Verification of document requirements | Parslows Jersey

Verification requirements? Specific verification will be provided via your Onboarding email.  In general terms please ensure the photocopy of the […]

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Verification of identity requirements | Parslows Jersey

What documents are acceptable for verifying identity? A certified copy of your passport or national ID card is acceptable to […]

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Lasting Powers of Attorney Guidance | Wills Succession and Estate Planning | Parslows Jersey

The Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 will finally come into force in Jersey on 1 October 2018. Jersey | […]

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Restraint of Trade and Restrictive Covenants: A Guide for Jersey Businesses

What Are Restrictive Covenants? A brief overview Employers commonly use post-employment restrictive covenant clauses (“Restrictive Covenant Clauses”) to protect them […]

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Extending the Right To Marriage in Jersey – Same Gender, Same Rights

Same gender, same rights – exploring some of the effects of extending the right to marriage in Jersey to same-sex […]

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How to dismiss an Employee | Employment Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Jersey Employment law How to fairly dismiss an employee - a brief guide for Employers Dismissing an employee is not an [...]

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School Holidays | Family Law | Parslows Jersey

Child Arrangements After Divorce - Managing the Summer Holidays School Holidays Following A Separation With the summer term drawing to [...]

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What is a Compromise Agreement? A Guide For Jersey Businesses

Compromise Agreements for Jersey Businesses What are Compromise Agreements? Compromise Agreements are documents between employers and employees to settle claims […]

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Employee Handbook Contents – A Guide For Jersey Businesses

Jersey employment handbooks - a brief guide for Employers While not legally required, Jersey employers should always consider having a Jersey [...]

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Respondent Fixed Fee Dissolution Package | Civil Partnership Dissolution Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Fixed Fee Civil Partnership Respondent packages – peace of mind from the start If you have civil partnership dissolution papers […]

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Fixed Fee Civil Partnership Applicant dissolution packages | Divorce Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Fixed Fee Civil Partnership dissolution packages – peace of mind from the start When you are going through the breakup […]

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M&A and Contract Warranty Disputes

What remedies are available for a Purchaser under a Jersey Share Vending Agreement (‘SVA’) following a breach of contract warranty […]

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Unable to Sign a Jersey Will | Wills Succession and Estate Planning | Parslows Jersey

Jersey Wills – At last a law change to assist people who are unable to sign a Jersey Will Jersey […]

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A Guide to Jersey Injunctive Relief in Aid of Foreign Proceedings

Our expert Civil and Commercial Litigation Lawyers answer your most frequently asked questions about injunctions and foreign aid proceedings in […]

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The Real Cost of an Employment Tribunal Claim to Employers | Employment Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Every Jersey employer who has been involved in a claim brought in the Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal will be […]

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Freehold Charge over Property | Residential Property & Conveyancing | Parslows Jersey

How does a lender protect its investment when it lends me money to buy my freehold property in Jersey? Types […]

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A Guide For Employers : Constructive Dismissal in Jersey

Jersey Employment law Jersey constructive dismissal - a brief guide for Employers Under Jersey law constructive dismissal is where you, the [...]

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No Win No Fee Personal Injury Claims: Why Choose A Jersey Law Firm?

No Win No Fee Personal Injury | Be careful not choosing a Jersey law firm When making a compensation claim […]

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A Guide To Terminating Commercial Leases when Moving Premises

Moving premises - How to terminate a commercial lease early If you are a tenant of commercial premises you may [...]

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Jersey Business licence | Jersey Business Legal Services | Parslows Jersey

You must obtain a Jersey business licence from the Population office before you start trading in Jersey Before you can […]

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Online divorce commenced | Divorce Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Jersey Divorce Current Affairs | Online Divorce system commenced in England & Wales Further to our article written in April [...]

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Cohabitation Rights – Death of a Partner? | Divorce Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Jersey Divorce Current Affairs | Cohabitation Rights - Death of a Partner? There have been a vast amount of articles [...]

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Entering a Commercial Lease | Jersey Business Legal Services | Parslows Jersey

Jersey Commercial Leases Entering a commercial lease The terms of a commercial lease can be onerous and to the uninitiated [...]

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Online divorce, a step too far? | Divorce Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Jersey Divorce Current Affairs | Online divorce, a step too far? Earlier in April 2018, Baroness Hale attended a family [...]

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Divorce petition issues | Divorce Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Jersey Divorce Current Affairs | Divorce Petition Issues England & Wales have been hit with some alarming news this week: [...]

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Are assets split 50 50 on divorce? | Divorce Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Jersey Divorce Are assets split 50 50 on divorce? The starting point for dividing assets in divorce proceedings is that [...]

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Financial Provisions on Divorce | Divorce Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Jersey Divorce Financial Provisions on Divorce | What is the process? When dealing with a couple's financial provisions on divorce, [...]

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Separation Agreements | Divorce Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Jersey Divorce Separation Agreements Separation Agreements are common amongst couples who have decided that they no longer wish to be [...]

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Divorce law reform | Divorce Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Jersey Divorce Divorce Law Reform | Calls for no-fault divorce The Times Family Campaign has gained roaring support from leading [...]

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Fast Track Letters of Administration Application in Jersey for UK Residents | Jersey Probate lawyers | Parslows Jersey

For applications from the United Kingdom/ Isle of Man/ Guernsey where the deceased died without a Will, and was therefore […]

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Garden leave | Employment lawyers | Parslows Jersey

What does it mean to be on garden or gardening leave? Your compromise agreement may include a period of garden […]

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Compromise agreement | Employment lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Compromise Agreement – What is it and Why, When and How is one used? What is a Compromise Agreement? A […]

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Homemade DIY Wills in Jersey | Wills Succession and Estate Planning | Parslows Jersey

Be wary of using homemade DIY Jersey Wills Homemade DIY Jersey wills - The so-called DIY Will kit has grown [...]

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Open letter | Lawyers urge politicians to protect defendants’ fundamental right to silence

OPEN LETTER To: States Members States Assembly St Helier Jersey Dear States Member Lawyers urge politicians to protect defendant’s right […]

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Policy on appointment of executors for a Jersey estate | Jersey Probate lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Jersey probate policy on discharged bankrupt being an executor for a Jersey estate The Jersey probate policy of not allowing a discharged […]

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Petty Debts Court increases its jurisdiction | Civil & Commercial Litigation | Parslows Jersey

Petty Debts Court Jersey can now deal with claims up to £30,000.00 The Petty Debts Court now has jurisdiction in […]

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Parslows Jersey strengthens Personal Injury team | Personal Injury lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Parslows Jersey strengthens Personal Injury team with new head appointment – Lorraine McClure  Lorraine McClure has been appointed as head of […]

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New Family Friendly Regulations under Jersey’s Employment Law proposed | Employment Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

The Next Generation of Family Friendly Legislation New ‘family friendly’ regulations proposed Following consultation last year, the Minister for Social […]

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Jersey No Win No Fee Personal Injury | Personal Injury lawyers | Parslows Jersey

No Win No Fee Personal Injury | Be careful not choosing a Jersey law firm When making a compensation claim […]

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Company assets off-limits in divorce cases? | Divorce Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Are the company assets of a wife or husband’s companies now available for distribution as a result of divorce? Natalie […]

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Jersey civil partnership procedure | Civil partnership dissolution lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Civil partnership dissolution | Procedure  Proceedings for civil partnership dissolution cannot be commenced until at least 3 years have passed […]

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Jersey Divorce Reform | Divorce Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

The Jersey Law Commission recently delivered a consultation paper  – Jersey Divorce Reform – Long overdue? Jersey divorce reform – […]

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Jersey Power of Attorney | Wills Succession and Estate Planning | Parslows Jersey

Jersey Lasting Power of Attorney – at last a law change to assist the vulnerable in Jersey On 14 September […]

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Jersey Residential Property Jargon | Residential Property & Conveyancing | Parslows Jersey

Jersey residential property jargon used by practitioners can be confusing.  Here is a translation of some of the terms … Property […]

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First Time Buyers | Residential Property & Conveyancing | Parslows Jersey

Often a First Time Buyers first property will be an apartment, and understanding the different types of ownership and how the buying […]

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Buying a property together in Jersey | Residential Property & Conveyancing | Parslows Jersey

Often a first time property purchase will mean buying together in Jersey. This raises questions about how different contributions made by […]

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Who will inherit my house? | Residential Property & Conveyancing | Parslows Jersey

A house or flat is often the most expensive purchase anyone will make and most of us will want to […]

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2017 Conveyancing Competition winner | Residential Property & Conveyancing | Parslows Jersey

2017 Conveyancing Competition Winner Parslows Jersey is pleased to announce the 2017 Conveyancing competition WINNER.  This was drawn on 22nd […]

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Parslows Jersey strengthen divorce team with new partner appointment | Divorce Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

  Natalie Jenner will commence her appointment as partner at Parslows Jersey on 1st January 2018. Commenting on the promotion, […]

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Planning procedure | Residential Property & Conveyancing | Parslows Jersey

Jersey Planning Department’s new procedure will slow down Jersey Conveyancing completions Unfortunately a recent decision by Jersey Planning to change […]

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First Time Jersey Property Buyer | Residential Property & Conveyancing | Parslows Jersey

First Time Jersey Property Buyer – FAQs  First time Jersey property buyer – Looking to buy your first property? Not […]

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Jersey Post – Call & Check Service | Media Release  

Jersey Post – Call & Check Parslows Jersey is pleased to announce that its client, Jersey Post, has entered into […]

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Divorce, Child Arrangements and School Holidays | Divorce Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Child arrangements | Make advance plans Disagreements about child arrangements, particularly where the children will spend time in school holidays, […]

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First Time Property Buyer Advice Event | Residential Property & Conveyancing | Parslows Jersey

First Time buyer event 2017 – Stepping on the first rung of the property ladder can appear daunting – but […]

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Monitoring Employees | Employment Lawyers | Parslows Jersey

Monitoring emails at work by employers Is it acceptable? On 5 September 2017, the ECHR ruled on the issue over […]

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