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Wilberforce Guernsey Conference 2016

Tuesday 29 November 2016 (2.0 CPD)
4.00pm -6.30pm

The Old Government House Hotel, Guernsey,

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4.00pm Registration

4.25pm Welcome and introduction from the Chairman Terence Mowschenson QC

4.30pm Restitution update Tim Penny QC

  • Quantum meruit and unjust enrichment
  • Recent Supreme Court cases
  • Preconditions for a claim in unjust enrichment

4.45pm Claims against trustees for information James Goodwin

  • Disputes as to ownership of assets
  • Patel v Patel
  • Practical points in information claims

5.00pm Insolvency and Arbitration Clauses Tom Robinson

  • Approach of the English Court post Salford Estates
  • Offshore consideration of the issue
  • Thoughts for the future

5.15pm Defective appointment of trustees and protectors: how to restore order Edward Sawyer

  • Inherent jurisdiction to the rescue? Ratifying the actions of an invalidly appointed trustee – Re the Z Trust [2016] JRC 048
  • Rectifying the appointment – Re the Y Trust No 1 [2016] Grand Court of the Cayman Islands
  • Implied appointment – Shannan v Viavi [2016] EWHC 1530 (Ch)

5.30pm Forced Removal of Trustees and Protectors – Regaining Control Andrew Child

  • Brudenell Bruce v Moore
  • National Westminster Bank plc v Luca
  • In the matter of the A and B Trusts

5.45pm Unconscionable constructive trusts after Angove’s Pty Ltd v Bailey Lexa Hilliard QC

  • What Angove’s decided
  • What Angove’s didn’t decide
  • Where to now

6.00pm “The 5 minute Pitch”

Individuals from Wilberforce Chambers will pick a recent case and attempt in turn to persuade you that it is the most important case from a Channel Islands perspective. They will have 5 minutes each. Who is the most effective? You, the audience, will decide.

6.25pm Closing remarks and Questions

6.30pm Drinks reception 

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