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13 - 15 October 2021
Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva (formerly Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva)Geneva, Switzerland

James Sheedy
Senior Associate at Baker & Partners


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 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. He is continually ranked in Legal 500 UK, Chambers & Partners UK and Chambers & Partners Global.

Agenda Sessions

  • Insolvent Trusts


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