Jasmin Semlitsch

Senior Associate

Jasmin joined Bedell in 2015, having worked previously as a lawyer on the east and west coasts of Australia. She is qualified as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and entered in the register of practitioners of the High Court of Australia.

Her practice involves advising leading onshore law firms as well as fiduciaries and high net worth individuals from both the Channel Islands and overseas in respect of matters covering commercial, insolvency and fiduciary fields.  Jasmin regularly assists with applications and trial work before the Courts in Guernsey.

Jasmin's legal background in non-contentious corporate transactions, such as primary and secondary capital raisings and asset acquisitions, as well as advising publicly listed entities on regulatory and compliance requirements, places her in an ideal position to assist with related litigation. Jasmin is fluent in German and also speaks French and Spanish.

  • Solicitor* - Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) (affiliate member)
  • Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts (ARIES) (The Channel Islands branch of INSOL International) Chancery Bar Association (overseas member)
  • Guernsey International Legal Association (GILA) (committee member)
Industry focus
  • Jasmin has contributed to the INSOL Wold journal and also sits on the committee of the Guernsey International Legal Association.
  • Recipient of the Una Prentice Award - Women Lawyers Association of Queensland.
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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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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