Tag: Guernsey Bar

Bedell Cristin’s latest advocate, Richard Sharp, was called to the Guernsey Bar last month

Bedell Cristin’s latest advocate, Richard Sharp, was called to the Guernsey Bar last month

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Senior Associate at the Bedell Cristin’s Guernsey office, Richard has over 11 years’ experience in corporate law, both in the UK and offshore. His experience in the UK included working for a large national law firm, where he advised on a wide range of private and public corporate transactions and specialised in initial public […]

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Guernsey Lawyer David Jones Admitted as Advocate

Guernsey Lawyer David Jones Admitted as Advocate

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen senior associate, David Jones, has been admitted as an advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey and called to the Guernsey Bar. Advocate Jones provides specialist advice in relation to business restructuring and insolvency in contentious, non-contentious and multi-jurisdictional matters. During his time at Carey Olsen Advocate Jones has worked on a range […]

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The Guernsey Bar encourages mediation

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE Guernsey Bar has developed a website informing islanders about mediation as an alternative to litigation when in dispute. The website (www.mediationguernsey.com) has been devised by the Guernsey’s Citizens Advice Bureau with input from legal experts from the Guernsey Bar and the hope is those in dispute will turn to mediation for both family and […]

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Guernsey Bar upgrades website

Guernsey Bar upgrades website

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Bar, historically an institution steeped in tradition, has significantly upgraded its website to help inform people about the island’s legal system, key contacts and other useful information. Simon Howitt, Deputy Bâtonnier of the Guernsey Bar, helped coordinate the project. “The previous website was very old and crying out to be updated,” he said. […]

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Guernsey Bar announces new Bâtonnier

Guernsey Bar announces new Bâtonnier

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

ADVOCATE Mark Helyar has been appointed Bâtonnier of the Guernsey Bar. A partner at Bedell Cristin Guernsey, Advocate Helyar was elected by his fellow Bar Council members and took over from Advocate John Greenfield at the beginning of November 2012. The Bâtonnier is the head of the Guernsey Bar and is appointed for a period […]

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Guernsey fixed conveyancing fees removed as grace period for anti-competitive agreements ends

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has welcomed the decision of the Guernsey Bar to remove its professional conduct rule that fixed legal fees for conveyancing transactions. The removal of the conveyancing ‘tariff’ now enables providers of these services in Guernsey to compete with each other on price. CICRA chief executive Andrew Riseley […]

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Two new advocates in the Carey Olsen fiduciary team

Two new advocates in the Carey Olsen fiduciary team

| July 9, 2009

Isle News, 9 July 2009 – Two fiduciary lawyers have been called to the bar in Guernsey. The Deputy Bailiff has sworn in advocates Laila Arstall and Polly Lister, the pair from Carey Olsen having passed the Guernsey Bar exams. Having two further advocates has significantly reinforced the strength of the trust and fiduciary team […]

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