Friendly and easy to deal with
Tactically astute, someone you want on your side
I would highly recommend David to anyone in the future!
David Jeffery has been outstanding professionally and a fantastic support. He has shown true compassion and understanding.
David is a Senior Associate in our Guernsey Dispute Resolution Team, with over 15 years' experience of general litigation, with a particular focus on contentious wills and estates, as well as high value personal injury and complex medical negligence actions.
David advises on all aspects of contentious wills and estates matters, including claims for financial provision under the Inheritance (Guernsey) Law, 2011, challenges to the validity of a Will on the grounds of undue influence, lack of testamentary capacity and want of knowledge and approval, and also contested executorship applications.
His personal injury and medical negligence practice sees him accept instructions from both Plaintiffs and Defendants, and has represented some of the largest insurers in the UK. He has a particular focus on high-value RTAs, complex brain injury and birth defect/traumatic birth cases.
David is also admitted as solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in the territory of the Virgin Islands, where he has been heavily involved in providing assistance to our BVI Dispute Resolution Team in a number of significant medical negligence cases being litigated in the BVI High Court.
We provide fast, cost-effective and sensitive advice on all types of will-related disputes during what is often an extremely upsetting and distressing time for those concerned. We regularly act on multi-party actions for both plaintiffs and defendants.
We provide fast, cost-effective and sensitive advice on all manner of will related disputes during what is often an extremely upsetting and distressing time for those concerned. We regularly act on multi-party actions for both plaintiffs and defendants.
When your business is involved in any kind of legal dispute it's crucial to work with lawyers who are hands-on, cost-effective and flexible enough to respond quickly and intuitively to your unique situation and needs. We know that there are many different ways a dispute can be resolved and work closely with our clients to understand every aspect of their business, priorities and goals. This allows us to find the best way forward for our clients and to advise on the commercial implications of a dispute, ensuring the process remains as stress-free as possible. Our approach is practical, responsive and tailored to the client's interests. Our expertise and reputation means we're first choice for a range of clients, including banks, trust companies, high net worth individuals and top law firms.
Arbitration is increasingly being used as a cost-effective, confidential and efficient alternative to court litigation for solving commercial, construction and more frequently trust disputes. The global enforceability of arbitral awards and the successful adoption of virtual technology by most arbitration institutions makes it an attractive option for resolving disputes. With offices in Cayman, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey and London, we can advise you on every aspect of international arbitration. Our dedicated arbitration specialists will work alongside you to quickly determine the best approach for a successful conclusion.
A pair of mutual Wills drafted by a couple in 1998 have been overturned by the High Court of England and Wales following a claim of undue influence by one of their sons in...
In a recent UK inheritance claim case (Fennessy v Turner & anr  WTLR 1295), an adult child won an inheritance claim against his mother's estate. The disabled son...
Claim In the case of Mundil-Williams v Williams  John Williams was a divorced Welsh farmer with four sons. In 2014, he executed a Will (2014 Will). The 2014 Will left...
The judge was recently asked to determine the domicile of the late Mr Neil Corner (deceased) following his death in Guernsey in 2017. By his will, Mr Corner appointed Mr...
A recent decision of the Court of Appeal serves to provide employers with a useful reminder of the importance of the duties that they owe to their employees and the...
In a recent meeting of the States of Guernsey, the assembly was asked to consider the content of a new Policy Letter regarding the method of payment of damages following...
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