Jasmin Davies

Senior Associate

Jasmin joined Bedell in 2015, having worked previously as a lawyer on the east and west coasts of Australia. She is an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey and also dual-qualified as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland/the High Court of Australia and as a solicitor in England and Wales.

Her practice involves advising leading onshore law firms, fiduciaries and high net worth individuals based worldwide in respect of a variety of commercial, insolvency and fiduciary fields. Jasmin has a keen interest in chancery work and great depth of experience acting for trustees, beneficiaries and protectors alike in contentious and non-contentious matters with an international element. Jasmin regularly assists with complex applications and trial work before the Courts in Guernsey and has also been involved in a number of confidential, high value mediations.

Jasmin's legal background in corporate transactional work places her in an ideal position to assist with related litigation. Jasmin is fluent in German having grown up in Austria.

Professional
  • Advocate - Guernsey
  • Solicitor* - England & Wales
  • Solicitor* - Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia
  • Contentious Trusts Association (ConTrA)
  • STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners) Affiliate Member
  • Chancery Bar Association (overseas member)
  • Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts (ARIES) (The Channel Islands branch of INSOL International) 
  • Guernsey International Legal Association (GILA) (committee member)

*non-practising

Industry focus
  • Jasmin has contributed to the Trust and Trustees Journal and INSOL World journal and also sits on the committee of the Guernsey International Legal Association
Credentials
  • Future Leaders Top 100 - Citywealth Leaders List 2019
  • Young Practitioner of the Year Finalist - STEP Private Client Awards 2019
  • 'Top 35 Under 35' - eprivateclient 2019 and 2018
  • 'Channel Islands Top 35 Under 35' - eprivateclient 2019 and 2018
  • Recipient of the Una Prentice Award - Women Lawyers Association of Queensland

 

News/Experience
Bedell Cristin lawyer named in UK top young professionals’ list
10 Sep 2019 Guernsey

Advocate Jasmin Davies, senior associate at Bedell Cristin in Guernsey, has been recognised as one of the top 35 private client practitioners under the age of 35 in the UK by eprivateclient.

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Bedell Cristin lawyer called to Guernsey Bar
03 Sep 2019 Guernsey

Jasmin Davies, senior associate at Bedell Cristin, has been called to the Guernsey Bar following the completion of her advocacy exams.

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Two Bedell Cristin lawyers shortlisted as future leaders
15 Jul 2019 Jersey Guernsey

Jasmin Semlitsch, senior associate at Bedell Cristin in Guernsey, and Sonia Shah, associate in Jersey, have been shortlisted for Citywealth’s Future Leaders Awards 2019. Both lawyers were also named in the Citywealth Future Leaders Top 100 list this year.

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Bedell Cristin a double-finalist for STEP awards
18 Jun 2019 Jersey Guernsey

Bedell Cristin has been named as a finalist in two categories of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Private Client Awards 2019.

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A shift towards outcomes-based regulation of private trust companies in Guernsey

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission has released important guidance for private trust companies and licensed fiduciaries who administer them. The clarity and simplicity of licensing exemptions will be welcomed news for local industry and those lookin...

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Two Bedell Cristin lawyers named in top young professionals’ list
04 Jun 2019 Jersey Guernsey

Jasmin Semlitsch, senior associate at Bedell Cristin in Guernsey, and Sonia Shah, associate in Jersey, have been named in eprivateclient’s Top 35 Under 35 Channel Islands list.

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Bedell Cristin senior associate recognised in top young professionals list

Jasmin Semlitsch, a senior associate at Bedell Cristin, has been named on eprivateclient’s Top 35 Under 35.

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Bedell Cristin Senior Associate named in eprivateclient's Top 35 Under 35 for the Channel Islands

Bedell Cristin Senior Associate, Jasmin Semlitsch, has been named as one of the 2018 eprivateclient Top 35 Under 35s in the Channel Islands. This initiative is designed to identify, recognise, promote and introduce the islands' rising stars of the private c...

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Bedell Cristin secures the first successful Hastings-Bass relief under Guernsey law
Litigation 19 Feb 2018 Guernsey

On 16 February 2018 in Re the Achilles Trust, the Royal Court granted - for the first time - an order setting aside a transaction made by a trustee of a Guernsey trust on the grounds of what has become known as the rule in Hastings-Bass - a jurisdiction int...

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Relief against mystery fraudsters: the new normal?
Litigation 13 Feb 2018 Guernsey

"Online fraud", "cyberattack" and "phishing" are just some of the buzz words making frequent headlines in the news and keeping business owners awake at night.

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Bedell Cristin appoints new Partner in London and makes nine other promotions across the Group
04 Sep 2017 Jersey London Guernsey

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Bedell Cristin recruits new associates to strengthen Guernsey teams
Litigation Banking & Finance 10 Apr 2017 Guernsey

Bedell Cristin Guernsey has appointed a number of experienced lawyers to strengthen its teams and to support the continued growth of the firm.

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Insights
Directors' duties in the wake of Carlyle
Briefings | 22 Dec 2017

On 4 September 2017 Lieutenant Bailiff Hazel Marshall QC handed down her highly anticipated judgment in Carlyle Capital Corporation Limited (in Liquidation) and others v Conway and others.

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Public access to documents in Guernsey civil proceedings
Briefings | 16 Aug 2016

The presumption in Guernsey is that justice must be done in public. Accordingly, unless there is some exceptional factor in any particular case which means the interests of justice can only be served by conducting proceedings in private, all civil hearings ...

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