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Dionne  Gilbert

Dionne Gilbert

Partner

Dionne has a varied practice covering all aspects of personal litigation with significant experience in defending criminal prosecutions covering a large spectrum of charges from fraud and money laundering, public disorder to drug trafficking cases. 

She has significant experience in landlord and tenant disputes and frequently appears in Court involving provisions in the Residential Tenancy (Jersey) Law, 2011.  Dionne acted in the leading Jersey case in which the Court of Appeal established for the first time the prescriptive period for claims of voisinage under Jersey law. Personal injury and clinical negligence cases also feature heavily in her case load and she is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

Dionne has acquired significant experience in child law matters including paternity disputes, contact issues, child maintenance, residence applications and cases involving abduction.  She regularly advises on pre and post nuptial agreements and co-habitation agreements. Other aspects involve emergency injunctive relief; division of substantial assets, asset tracing, business interests and family trusts.

Having practiced in Jersey for over 15 years, she has had the benefit of extensive court hearings and cases and has appeared in a number of high profile cases before the Royal Court and the Court of Appeal.  Dionne was called to the English Bar in July 1996, going on to qualify as an advocate in January 2000 and became a Partner in Collas Crill in 2003. Dionne is a member of the Jersey Law Society and currently the Acting Bâtonnier, responsible for running the legal aid scheme in Jersey.

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