James SheedyPartner at Baker & PartnersSpeaker
James is an English barrister and Jersey Advocate, who joined Baker & Partners in January 2014. James has a busy Jersey practice with a particular focus on contentious and non-contentious trust work. James was promoted to Partner in February 2022.
James advises, undertakes drafting work, and acts for beneficiaries, trustees and other power-holders in relation to:
Breach of trust claims, asset tracing/recovery and claims for secondary liability against accessories.
Issues concerning trust administration, the appointment and removal of trustees and the exercise of powers.
Applications to court for directions, the variation and rectification of trusts and the disclosure of information to beneficiaries and third parties.
Jurisdiction disputes and the enforcement of foreign judgments against trustees and beneficiaries.
Issues concerning trustees’ rights of indemnity, fees and legal cost.
James also advises in relation to a broad range of contentious commercial and company law disputes.