13 Nov 2013

Ancient & Modern

Peter Jackson, English solicitor and director at Nigel Harris and Partners in Jersey, suggests that new, computerised title may confirm medieval liabilities on a property.

Published in the Business Brief November 2013 – Download Article

01 Nov 2013

Hatstone Lawyers announces the appointment of new consultant

Hatstone Lawyers are delighted to announce that Nigel Bentley has joined the firm as a consultant. Nigel joins a number of his former colleagues at Hatstone Lawyers, Jersey’s leading boutique legal practice, which now has twenty-one qualified lawyers in its offices in Jersey, Panama and South Africa. 

Nigel is a highly experienced trust and private client practitioner having been a partner of Jersey based English Solicitors Galsworthy & Stones from 1984 until his retirement from partnership in 2013.  For nine years Nigel was managing director of Rathbone Trust Company Jersey Limited and its successor business Hawksford, having led the management buy out of that business from Rathbone Brothers Plc in 2007.

Partner Simon Vivian commented:

“We are extremely proud that Nigel is joining us at Hatstone Lawyers. Nigel has built a reputation as one of the leading private client advisors in Jersey and has been at the forefront of the Jersey trust industry for over a decade. He is revered by colleagues and clients alike and we warmly welcome him to the firm.”