16 May 2022Article

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; the end of a periodic tenancy agreement...

02 February 2022

Ferbrache & Farrell welcomes new Capacity Law

Ferbrache & Farrell has welcomed news that Lasting Powers of Attorney (often called ‘LPAs’) are a step closer to being implemented in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. From April 2022, islanders will be able to make advance...

20 January 2022

Home survey: which one to have and why?

When buying a home it's important that the right survey is carried out. There are different types of surveys, including a condition report, a home buyer report and a structural survey. Our property law experts here at Ferbrache...

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...

17 January 2022

Three new appointments at Ferbrache & Farrell

Ferbrache & Farrell LLP has had a trio of new recruits over the Christmas and New Year period. Stuart Nash has joined the firm as a Senior Associate, working across the corporate and property teams, while Stephen Campbell...

12 January 2022

The Polluter Pays Principle: good news for UK leaseholders with ongoing cladding issues?

More than four-and-a-half years after the tragic Grenfell Tower fire, many leaseholders of flats in England are still living in unsafe buildings and paying increasing insurance costs and service charges. This is in addition to...

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...

07 December 2021

Martin Jones admitted as full member of STEP

One of the founding partners of Ferbrache & Farrell LLP, Martin Jones, has been admitted as a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Advocate Jones is head of the firm’s Dispute Resolution...

06 December 2021

Kyle Campbell appointed Head of Compliance and Risk Management at Ferbrache & Farrell

Ferbrache & Farrell has appointed a new Head of Compliance and Risk Management with more than 10 years’ experience. Kyle Campbell joins the firm from Utmost Guernsey, where he previously worked as the Regulatory Compliance...

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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