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Vive la Difference! Is Family & Trust Law in Jersey more like the French or English?

29 Jun 2021

Location: 12.00pm - 1.00pm UK Time Virtual Event (Zoom)
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Vive la Difference! Is Family & Trust Law in Jersey more like the French or English?

Highlights

With Jersey being geographically located between England and France, a panel of experts will explore how family law and trust law work in Jersey. Are they more like the French or the English system?


The panel will also look at finances on divorce, prenups, the law of cohabitation.

Your Expert Speakers include:

Suzanne Kingston
Consultant
Mills & Reeve & Carey Olsen

Suzanne Kingston
Suzanne Kingston Consultant
Mills & Reeve & Carey Olsen
Christopher Wagstaffe QC
Barrister
29 Bedford Row

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Christopher Wagstaffe QC
Christopher Wagstaffe QC Barrister
29 Bedford Row
Delphine Eskenazi
Partner
Libra Avocats (France)

Delphine Eskenazi has over 15 years of experience in renowned international and French law firms. She is the founding partner of the lawfirm “Libra Avocats”.

She is currently specialized in international family law, in order to advise private clients on their complex family issues. She is an active member of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, and she has written many articles published in law journals in the area of international family law


Delphine Eskenazi
Delphine Eskenazi Partner
Libra Avocats (France)
Alexa Saunders
Partner
Carey Olsen

Alexa is a partner in the trusts and private wealth group and has a broad non-contentious and semi-contentious trust practice. 

Alexa regularly advises in connection with private family trusts, employee benefit trusts and pension trusts, including on the establishment of new trust structures, drafting trust and ancillary instruments and advising trustees in connection with the ongoing administration of trusts.

Alexa has also dealt with numerous applications to the Royal Court of Jersey acting for trustees, beneficiaries and protectors in all types of trust proceedings, including applications by trustees for directions from the Royal Court in the context of beneficiaries who are involved in divorce proceedings before foreign courts, applications for the setting aside of transactions on the ground of mistake or for the rectification of trust instruments and ancillary documents.


Alexa Saunders
Alexa Saunders Partner
Carey Olsen
Lauren Glynn
Senior Associate
Carey Olsen

Lauren is a senior specialist family lawyer.

She has significant experience and offers robust and straightforward advice to clients in relation to all types of relationship generated issues.

Lauren will always seek to find a sensitive and family-focussed solution to relationship generated disputes and promotes alternative dispute resolution solutions wherever possible. When litigation cannot be avoided, Lauren has a reputation as a perceptive, persuasive and accomplished Advocate having considerable experience appearing before the Royal Court of Jersey at all levels.

Lauren has recently been appointed to sit as Treasurer and Committee Member of the Jersey Family Law Association. 

Lauren is also a member of Resolution, formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association, an organisation of family law professionals.


Lauren Glynn
Lauren Glynn Senior Associate
Carey Olsen

Agenda

11.55am
Audience Log-On
12.00pm
Chair's Opening Remarks
Speakers:
Suzanne Kingston - Consultant - Mills & Reeve & Carey Olsen
12.05pm
Vive la difference! Is family law and trust law in Jersey more like French or English?
Speakers:
Delphine Eskenazi - Partner - Libra Avocats (France)
Alexa Saunders - Partner - Carey Olsen
Lauren Glynn - Senior Associate - Carey Olsen
Christopher Wagstaffe QC - Barrister - 29 Bedford Row
12.45pm
Panel Q&A
1.00pm
Chair's Summation & Close of Event
Speakers:
Suzanne Kingston - Consultant - Mills & Reeve & Carey Olsen

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