14 April 2021News

Ferbrache & Farrell assist on first limited partnership migration out of Guernsey using new legislation

Ferbrache & Farrell were instructed in the first migration out of Guernsey of limited partnerships under the new Limited Partnerships (Migration) Regulations 2020.  The structure that migrated from Guernsey consisted of a GFSC regulated general partner and an...

23 March 2021

Leasehold flat ownership in England: when will we see an end to unsafe cladding?

It is fair to say that the cladding crisis in the UK in 2021 is an ongoing legal, financial and social emergency that has followed the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in 2017. The Grenfell tragedy has highlighted the issue of the...

22 February 2021

Changes to the court’s powers for financial orders on divorce

The Matrimonial Causes Division of the Royal Court of Guernsey has jurisdiction to deal with applications for financial orders on divorce, as well as matters involving where the children of the marriage will live, and any...

15 February 2021

Vaccinations and the workplace - no jab, no job?

Following the successful trials of the vaccination for Covid-19, those vaccinations are now being steadily rolled out among the general population. This gives many people hope that there is an end in sight to the global...

08 February 2021

Tree Protection Orders: a 2021 update

Back in 2019, which seems a long time ago now, we wrote an article entitled “Protected Trees on your Guernsey Property”, which looked at the Tree Protection Order (TPO) mechanism in Guernsey planning law. That position is now...

05 February 2021

Ferbrache & Farrell creates guide for first-time buyers

Buying your first home can be a confusing and possibly a little daunting. So our property team at Ferbrache & Farrell has put together this guide that will hopefully help you on your way to getting on that first rung of the...

28 January 2021

Clarification on lockdown guidance for property transactions

Following our briefing note earlier this week, we have now received further helpful guidance from The Greffe. Effectively, the Contract Court is now closed, since routine conveyancing matters are not considered to be essential...

25 January 2021

Covid-19 Guernsey Property Update

If you are the middle of the house buying or selling process we understand how difficult things are right now. As the island is in lockdown, we must all stay at home. While the courts are still allowed to operate...

Ferbrache & Farrell places fourth in legal adviser rankings for value of fund assets serviced in Guernsey

Ferbrache & Farrell is delighted to have maintained its fourth position as legal adviser to funds based on value and assets under management in Guernsey. The position is confirmed in the 26th edition of Monterey...

14 January 2021

Much hype or much hope for a fairer and clearer process?

Residential Leasehold Property in England and Wales - Proposed Leasehold Reform in 2021 On 7 January 2021, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick, announced that the Government is...

07 January 2021

2020: planning and building control in figures

For many in our Bailiwick community, 2020 has been forgettable and unforgettable in equal measure.  We have all had to adapt to great change, with further adjustments likely to follow in the months to come. All business sectors...

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