06 June 2019Insight

Guernsey: Litigation (2nd Edition)

The Legal 500: Litigation 2nd Edition Country Comparative Guide has just been launched. Ferbrache & Farrell, which is ranked in The Legal 500, is an exclusive contributor to the guide. This country-specific Q&A, authored by partner and head of Dispute Resolution...

22 May 2019

A Guernsey guide to probate

What is the purpose of probate? Probate gives someone the legal authority to take control of a deceased person’s finances.  It is a judicial process whereby an official document called a grant of representation is issued. The...

29 March 2019

Demolishing and Rebuilding a Part A Open Market Property

The Guernsey Open Market is a very important sector in our island’s property portfolio. It is excellent to see it flourishing with a great deal of local and distant interest in it. Originally conceived in the 1980s as a...

29 March 2019

Protected trees on your Guernsey property

An ancient Chinese proverb states that "the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." Trees are very important to all of us for many different reasons, but how are they protected by the planning...

Ferbrache & Farrell in the running for leading industry award

Ferbrache & Farrell has been shortlisted for International Boutique Law Firm of the Year in the 2019 Citywealth Magic Circle Awards. It’s the second year running that we have reached the final stage of the awards, which...

19 March 2019

Case Study: The Purchase of Alderney Realty by Non-EU Citizens

As an important pillar within the structure of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the jurisdiction of Alderney has some unique characteristics concerning property and the treatment of it. We at Ferbrache & Farrell are very well...

01 March 2018

Chambers Global Directory Rankings

We are delighted to share that Advocate & Partner Gavin Farrell and Advocate & Counsel Adam Cole both featured in the latest Chambers Global directory...

13 December 2017

The Citywealth IFC Awards 2018

We are excited to be shortlisted for The Citywealth ‘Boutique Law Firm of the Year’ in Guernsey.   Having been open for just over a year, this is a great achievement and recognition for the fantastic work of our...

01 December 2017

Why are Contents important in Guernsey Conveyancing?

On the face of it, this might sound like a very simple question, and with an obvious answer.  To a buyer, contents are things like carpets, curtains and white goods and are important to the use and enjoyment of a property. To a...

23 August 2017

When is a hedge not a hedge? That question and others in The High Hedges (Guernsey) Law, 2016.

Guernsey Property Law is a classic example of the effectiveness of customary law, and it is a very important part of the Island’s legal heritage.  However, due to changing times, the evolving customary law is becoming ever more...

23 August 2017

Planning a Garden Make-Over?

At this time of year, it seems that flowers in Guernsey are everywhere. The bright colours certainly supplement the enjoyment of being outdoors, whether they are from the marigolds and geraniums we find in the manicured...

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