Jersey Royal Court Declares Limitation Period for Dishonest Assistance Claims

The Jersey Royal Court has finally laid to rest the long-standing debate concerning the jersey limitation period for claims in dishonest assistance. In the extremely lengthily decision (at 519 paragraph) of Nolan & Ors v Minerva Trust Company Limited and Ors [2014]JRC078A the Royal Court held that the relevant prescription period is 3 years from…

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Beneficiary Secures Victory in Concealed Denial of Trust Claim

A beneficiary recently succeeded in a claim for breach of trust against his grandfather who, having declared that he held the beneficiary’s share as sub-trustee, continued to act as if he had retained the beneficial interest. The significance of the decision in Sheffield v Sheffield and others [2013] EWHC 3927 (Ch) is likely to be confined…