Jersey: Bedell Cristin Appears For Successful Respondents In Landmark Trusts Ruling Of The Court Of Appeal In Jersey
Last Updated: 15 April 2014

The Court of Appeal in Jersey has delivered a landmark ruling in Crociani, Foortse, BNP Paribas Jersey Trust Corporation Ltd & Appleby Trust (Mauritius) Ltd v Crociani & Others [2014] JCA 089 ("Crociani").

Bedell Cristin appeared for the successful Respondents to the appeal, which upheld the decision of the Royal Court not to stay proceedings on the basis of forum non conveniens.

The Court of Appeal decision has wide-ranging importance for both contentious and non-contentious trusts lawyers all over the world, particularly for its consideration of exclusive jurisdiction clauses and the meaning of the term "forum for administration" in trust instruments.

The briefing can be found by clicking here.

Please click here to read the judgment.

To print this article, all you need is to be registered on

Click to Login as an existing user or Register so you can print this article.

In association with
Press Releases from this Firm
Recent Content from this Firm
By Alasdair Hunter, Kristian Wilson, Lee Osborne
By Nancy Chien
By Alasdair Davidson, Rebecca Hale
By Zillah Howard, Edward Bennett
By Zillah Howard
By Martin Paul, Simon Hopwood, Bruce Scott, Amedeo Claris
By Marc Piano
By Donna Withers
By Zillah Howard
By Richard Sharp
Font Size: