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Collas Crill recognised in Chambers and Partners 2020 rankings

Collas Crill recognised in Chambers and Partners 2020 rankings

Published: 15 Oct 2019

Collas Crill has been recognised in the Chambers and Partners UK 2020 rankings across its Guernsey and Jersey teams, with departments and individuals awarded. Guernsey's property department, praised for providing a 'first-class service' by one client, is again ranked highest with a Band 1 listing. Head of the department, Partner Jason Green is recognised at the same level on an indiv...

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What to expect when you’re expecting new Dutch labour law

What to expect when you’re expecting new Dutch labour law

Published: 14 Oct 2019

A hot topic in Dutch labour law is the gap between employees with permanent employment agreements and employees with a flexible employment agreement (e.g. fixed or zero-hour contract). There is a substantial imbalance here that the Dutch government wants to address. This will have an impact for any employer that has employees in the Netherlands. The Balanced Labour Market Act (in Dutch: Wet arbe...

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Still on Registration of Foreign Judgments in Nigeria

Still on Registration of Foreign Judgments in Nigeria

Published: 14 Oct 2019

In Suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/203/2019; Emmanuel Ekpenyong Esq. v. Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Federation, the Federal High Court, Abuja Judicial Division by a Judgment dated 10th June 2019, held that the Plaintiff (“Emmanuel”) has not placed before the Court, evidence to show that the Defendant (“the Attorney General”) ought to be satisfied to promulgate an Order to bring Part I of t...

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Collas Crill Advises £20m finance facility for RAW mortgage fund

Collas Crill Advises £20m finance facility for RAW mortgage fund

Published: 04 Oct 2019

Collas Crill has acted for RAW Capital Partners and RAW Mortgage Fund assisting with securing a £20 million finance facility from OakNorth Bank Plc. The RAW Mortgage Fund, a cell of RAW Alpha PCC Limited, is a buy‐to‐let mortgage lender which provides property investment loans secured against residential property in the UK.  RAW Mortgage Fund is an open-ended Class B collective scheme,...

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Collas Crill assists with acquisition of Guernsey Press

Collas Crill assists with acquisition of Guernsey Press

Published: 03 Oct 2019

Collas Crill has assisted Bailiwick Investments Limited and MXC Guernsey Limited with the recent acquisition of The Guernsey Press Company Limited, from Jersey company Guiton Media Limited. The official owners, The Channel Islands Media Group Limited, is a joint venture between Bailiwick Investments Limited and MXC Guernsey Limited. The deal which completed on 30 September, includes both ...

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“No jokes about arbitrators!”

“No jokes about arbitrators!”

Published: 03 Oct 2019

Every time I am in the US people offer me jokes about lawyers. There are plenty of them and I don’t like them at all. I always tell my American colleagues that these are jokes about them, about American lawyers, not about Polish lawyers and I am from Poland. Then, in return, they want to offer me Polish jokes. For a long time I was looking for jokes about arbitrators. Are there any jokes about a...

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Collas Crill recommended as top tier firm

Collas Crill recommended as top tier firm

Published: 01 Oct 2019

Collas Crill has been recommended as a top tier firm in three practice areas across its Guernsey and Jersey offices in the Legal 500 United Kingdom 2020 rankings. The firm's commercial property teams were recognised in both jurisdictions, as well as Guernsey's dispute resolution team, which is led by local Managing Partner Christian Hay. A further ten practice areas were listed within ...

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Singapore Convention on Mediation

Singapore Convention on Mediation

Published: 27 Sep 2019

THE SINGAPORE CONVENTION ON MEDIATION The United Nations (UN) Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (The Singapore Convention on Mediation)1 was finally signed by 46 States on 7 August 20192, following its approval by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) in June 20183 and adoption by the UN General Assembly in December 20184. T...

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