10 November 2022News

Document duty changes in Guernsey

Effective from 2 November 2022, buyers of Guernsey residential property need to consider whether they may, or may not, need to pay more document duty tax. Two main changes to the tax have been implemented since the States’ approved budget this month. The first is to...

Promotion to Senior Associate for Advocate Alison Antill

Alison Antill has been promoted to the role of Senior Associate within Ferbrache & Farrell LLP’s Dispute Resolution team. Alison joined the firm in October 2018 and has since been recognised as a Rising Star in the 2020 and...

25 May 2022

Al fresco dining: simplified process

On 27 April 2022 the States approved a proposal submitted by The Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure with amendments to The Public Highway (Temporary Closure) Ordinance, 1999 (the Ordinance).  This amendment...

16 May 2022

A guide to eviction proceedings

A landlord is entitled to an Eviction Order (possession of their premises) if there is a legal basis for the eviction, to the satisfaction of the Royal Court. Such reasons include:  expiry of a fixed term tenancy agreement...

05 April 2022

Considerations for directors – the “zone of insolvency”

As we know, the past two years have been a difficult time for many businesses and with such continuing uneconomic uncertainly, it seems there is precious little light at the end of the tunnel yet. In this article, we consider...

17 March 2022

Recovery of external lawyers’ costs

Dispute resolution in Guernsey is commonly international in its nature, frequently involving parties outside of this jurisdiction.  However, Guernsey is a distinct legal jurisdiction and only Guernsey Advocates are qualified to...

Changes to the GFSC enforcement process

Ferbrache & Farrell LLP field a recognised team of expert lawyers with a proven track record of dealing with some of the most significant regulatory matters published in Guernsey. We set out an update below, but the key...

18 January 2022

Advocate Robert Breckon promoted to Partner at Ferbrache & Farrell LLP

Ferbrache & Farrell LLP is delighted to announce that Advocate Robert Breckon became a Partner with effect from 1 January 2022. Robert, whose practice focuses on commercial litigation and regulatory matters, joined the firm...

13 December 2021

Ferbrache & Farrell Associate called to the Guernsey Bar

Alison Antill, an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team of Ferbrache and Farrell LLP, has been admitted as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey. Alison qualified as a solicitor in England before returning to Guernsey...

02 December 2021

Prescription and limitation - when should you bring a claim?

Like many jurisdictions, Guernsey implies a time limit by when a litigant must bring its claim in the Guernsey courts.  This is to limit the opportunity for parties to bring a claim over a historic event and provide certainty...

12 November 2021

Privilege in regulatory investigations

Part of Guernsey’s excellent reputation as an offshore financial centre is the strength of its regulatory regime.  Effective regulation can give investors confidence about the integrity and credibility of the organisations...

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