A presentation hosted by local legal professionals from Voisin law has highlighted the demand for obtaining Probate in Jersey for UK and international domiciliaries.

The event, which was titled ‘Understanding Succession Law: A Jersey Perspective’, took place on 21st September at London members club, 12 Hay Hill, and attracted an audience of over 60 industry professionals from over 50 UK firms in the London finance sector.

The presentation was led by Nigel Pearmain, a Partner in Voisin’s Commercial and Private Client team. Sarah Hope, Probate Administrator, and Clare Nicolle, Advocate and Head of Wills and Estates also presented at the event. Guests were given an introduction to Jersey and the benefits of doing business on the Island, followed by a detailed overview of Probate, Wills and Estate Planning for international clients with assets in Jersey.

Key topics included Jersey Probate and International Estates, requirements and procedures for Jersey Grants, the advantages of Jersey Wills, what happens when there is no Jersey Will in place, and further issues arising from International Estates. The presentation concluded with a lively and informative Q & A session, followed by drinks and canapés by Jersey’s most renowned Michelin-starred chef, Shaun Rankin and his team at 12 Hay Hill.

Nigel Pearmain, Partner, Voisin law, says:

‘We are frequently asked by our London contacts about the procedure for obtaining Probate in Jersey, and this event provided an opportunity to discuss a number of key issues affecting UK and international clients, as well as showcasing the advantages of Jersey Wills.

We were delighted to welcome so many people to the presentation. The popularity of the event has highlighted the demand for UK and international clients to obtain Probate in Jersey and I hope the presentation has encouraged more people to consider doing business with Jersey.’