27 March 2020News

Covid-19 Client Update

The States of Guernsey issued an Island wide self-isolation requirement with effect from 25 March 2020.  This has meant that we have fully implemented our business continuity plan.  The Ferbrache & Farrell team are now looking after your matters from home. From an...

09 March 2020

Capacity Law - what it means

Islanders in the Bailiwick of Guernsey will soon be able to plan for a time when their mental capacity may be impaired. The current legal position has not been refreshed for many years and does not allow for someone to decide...

27 February 2020

Capacity Law moves a step closer

Mental capacity is very much front and centre in our community today. Back in March 2016, an important policy letter was laid before the States of Deliberation.  It related to the introduction of a new ‘Capacity Law’ and was...

21 February 2020

A guide to what your advocate does during the house buying process

Primarily, the job of the conveyancing team (being a conveyancer and an advocate working in tandem) is to ensure that you will have correct title to the property, that the seller can sell what they are trying to sell and that...

20 February 2020

Experienced litigator joins Ferbrache & Farrell

Ferbrache & Farrell LLP has strengthened its dispute resolution team with the appointment of experienced litigator Robert Breckon. Advocate Breckon deals with all aspects of local and international commercial litigation...

14 February 2020

Parental responsibility in Guernsey

Parental responsibility (or “PR”) is a set of rights and duties that you need to perform in relation to your child. It includes providing a home for your child, determining all aspects of their upbringing, and providing care...

07 February 2020

Do I need to make a will?

In the latest in a series of columns to appear in the Guernsey Press business pages, Alastair Hargreaves looks at the need, or not, for a will. You do not need to make a will, but if you don’t, you would be what is termed...

31 January 2020

Divorce laws to be modernised in Guernsey

There are plans to modernise the divorce laws in Guernsey, but currently there is one ground for divorce: that the marriage has irretrievably broken down. This ground can be demonstrated one of five ways: That one party has...

Ferbrache & Farrell is the only Guernsey single jurisdiction law firm ranked in the top four of a leading fund industry report

After just three years in business, Ferbrache & Farrell has established itself in fourth place in the Monterey Guernsey Fund Report’s rankings of legal counsel. With only three long-established well known...

20 January 2020

Family lawyer Sarah Millar joins Ferbrache & Farrell

Ferbrache & Farrell LLP has expanded its family law offering with the appointment of advocate and associate, Sarah Millar. Advocate Millar has joined the firm’s dispute resolution team from the Law Officers of the Crown...

06 January 2020

Ferbrache & Farrell welcomes construction industry's minor works contract

Ferbrache & Farrell LLP is delighted to have worked in conjunction with the Guernsey Construction Industry Forum (CIF) and other stakeholders in the preparation of a new minor works template construction contract for use by...

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