Lisa Springate

Partner

Prior to moving to Jersey in 1993, Lisa practised with leading law firm Mayer Brown JSM (formerly known as Johnson Stokes & Master) in Hong Kong and Chambers in London. She is a very experienced commercial litigator, acting for high-net worth individuals, leading banks and local trust companies.

Professional
  • Advocate - Jersey
  • Barrister* - England & Wales
  • Board Member of the IoD (Jersey)
  • Non-Executive Director of Board Apprentice
  • Member of the Jersey Association of Directors and Officers ("JADO")
  • Member of the Chancery Bar Association (ChBA)
  • Member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists ("ACTAPS")

*non-practising

Areas of expertise
Industry focus
  • Author of various articles on trust litigation within publications including The Oxford University Press, The STEP Journal and Trusts and Trustees Online.
  • A regular speaker at seminars and conferences both within and outside the Island.
Credentials
  • A 'leader in their field' - Chambers UK, Europe and Global 2017
  • Shortlisted in the 'Woman of Year, Leadership (Professional Services)' - 2018 Citywealth Powerwomen Awards
  • A 'leading individual' ­- Legal 500 2015
  • 'Honours List' in the 'Leading Lawyers Contentious Trusts' category - 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 Citywealth Leaders List
  • 'Prominent Figure' in the 'Leading Lawyers Contentious Trusts' category - 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 Citywealth Leaders List
  • Winner of the 'Woman of the Year (Business Growth)' - 2015 Citywealth Power Women Awards
  • 'Power Women Top 200' - 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 Citywealth IFC List
  • Shortlisted for the 'Best in Offshore' - 2015, 2014 and 2013 Europe Women in Business Law Awards
  • Shortlisted in the 'Leading Adviser' category - 2015 Wealthbriefing European Awards
  • A hard-working and passionate lawyer, who puts a great deal of effort into dealing with clients personally.
    Chambers 2016
  • Lisa’s strengths are her communication skills, client handling and attention to detail. The expert advice she provides is very detailed and she considers all potential aspects.
    Chambers 2017
  • Impressively hardworking and judicious.
    Legal 500 2015
News/Experience
Bedell Cristin Partner on shortlist in Citywealth leadership category
Litigation 09 Aug 2017 Jersey

Bedell Cristin Partner, Lisa Springate, has been shortlisted in the ‘Woman of the Year, Leadership (Professional Services)’ category in the Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2018.

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Thousands raised at Charity Lunch with Eric Knowles
13 Jun 2017 BVI Guernsey Jersey London Singapore

Bedell Cristin and Equiom recently co-hosted a charity lunch raising just over £21,000 for Cancer Research UK.

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Partner to address Jersey company director issues
Litigation 09 Mar 2017 Jersey

Partner, Lisa Springate, will be highlighting the responsibilities facing company directors when she speaks at a seminar later this month together with Charlotte Valeur of Board Apprentice and others.

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Bedell Cristin has two partners included in power women "Top 200" list
06 Dec 2016 Jersey

Bedell Cristin has two of its partners included in the Citywealth 2016 IFC Power Women "Top 200" list.

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Where disruption meets opportunity

Bedell Cristin, commercial litigation partner, Lisa Springate has been invited to speak at the annual Trusts Conference hosted by BL Events in Jersey, on 25 May 2016.

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Bedell Cristin partners to speak at Anti-Money Laundering, Financial Crime and Sanctions Conference
Regulatory & Compliance Litigation 07 Apr 2016 Jersey

Bedell Cristin partners, Lisa Springate and James Campbell, have been invited to speak at the Anti-Money Laundering, Financial Crime and Sanctions Conference hosted by Infoline in Jersey, on 26 May 2016.

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The Royal Court's jurisdiction to declare invalid the exercise of fiduciary powers

In a recent decision of 23 September 2015, in the matter of the Piedmont Trust and in the matter of the Riviera Trust [2015] JRC 196, the Royal Court in Jersey examined the extent of the duties of a person exercising a power to appoint trustees and protecto...

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Leading finance professionals learn more about the changing landscape for litigation funding
Litigation 15 Jul 2015 Jersey

An outline of recent developments in how litigation can be funded, both in the Jersey and English Courts, attracted a wide range of senior finance professionals to a seminar hosted by Bedell on 8 July 2015 entitled ‘The New Dawn in Litigation Funding’.

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Recognition for Bedell Cristin Partners in European legal awards

Two Bedell Cristin partners were recognised as leaders in their field across Europe in the Europe Women in Business Law Awards organised by Euromoney Legal Media Group.

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The New Dawn in Litigation Funding - Seminar
Litigation 11 Jun 2015 Jersey

Litigation funding arrangements were first approved by the Royal Court in Jersey in 2011. Since then the market and legal thinking has developed and the options available have increased such that illiquidity, limited assets or simply a desire not to risk ev...

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Bedell Cristin partners have been shortlisted in the WealthBriefing European Awards 2015.

Bedell Cristin partners have been shortlisted in the WealthBriefing European Awards 2015.

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Litigation Partner only Jersey lawyer named in UK Awards
Litigation 30 Jan 2015 Jersey

Bedell partner, Lisa Springate, was the only Jersey lawyer included among 24 individual award winners from firms across the country, including partners in many of the leading City law firms, in the Citywealth Power Women Awards 2015.

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New Year begins with series of awards for Bedell Cristin
27 Jan 2015 Jersey Guernsey

Bedell has been recognised in a number of industry awards.

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The deep freeze: the growing impact of sanctions on Jersey

In recent times, there has been a marked increase in the use of co-ordinated economic sanctions by the European Union, the United Nations and individual states against rogue states and organisations and, on a targeted basis, against specific individuals and...

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Lisa Springate to speak at the Protectors and Power-holders in Trust Conference
08 Dec 2014 Jersey

Lisa Springate is to speak at the "Protectors & Power-holders in Trust International Symposium" at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London on 26 February 2015.

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Bedell Cristin has four lawyers included in power women "Top 200" list
27 Nov 2014 Jersey BVI

Bedell Cristin has four of its lawyers included in the Citywealth 2014 IFC Power Women list and is the only firm to have three included in the Jersey section.

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Bedell Cristin Partner has been shortlisted for Woman of the Year
07 Nov 2014 Jersey

Lisa Springate, has been shortlisted for Woman of the Year within the Business Growth category at the Citywealth Power Women Awards.

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Three lawyers shortlisted in Euromoney Legal Media Group Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2014
19 May 2014 Jersey

The shortlist for the fourth annual Euromoney Legal Media Group Europe Women in Business Law Awards has been announced where Bedell Cristin have three lawyers nominated.

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STEP Presentation - The changing landscape of litigation - 17 October 2013
Litigation 04 Oct 2013 Jersey

Bedell Cristin litigation partners, Mark Taylor and Lisa Springate have been invited to speak to members of the STEP Committee in Geneva on 17 October 2013.

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Bedell Cristin Partner to speak at International Trust and Estates Litigation Conference
Litigation 04 Sep 2013 Jersey

Bedell Cristin Litigation Partner, Lisa Springate has been invited to speak at the "International Trust and Estates Litigation Conference" to be hosted by Butterworths Conferences in London on 30 September 2013.

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Funds for Feuds - Recent challenge to landmark litigation funding decision
Litigation 06 Jun 2013 Jersey

The Royal Court of Jersey has handed down its judgment in the most recent hearing of the proceedings brought by Barclays Wealth Trustees (Jersey) Limited and Barclays Wealth Fund Managers (Jersey) Limited as trustee and manager of the R2R Funds against the ...

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Bedell Cristin Partner shortlisted as 'Best in Offshore' at Europe Women in Business Law Awards
Litigation 08 May 2013 Jersey

Bedell Cristin Partner, Lisa Springate has been shortlisted for the 'Best in Offshore' in the Europe Women in Business Law Awards organised by the Euromoney Legal Media Group.

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Bedell Cristin breaks new ground on a novel cross-border Jersey scheme of arrangement
Litigation Banking & Finance 08 Jan 2013 Jersey

A team from Bedell Cristin acted for Longreach Oil & Gas Limited (a Jersey company) ("Longreach") on its successful acquisition of APIC Petroleum Corporation (a Canadian company) ("APIC").

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Insights
Recent developments in the funding of litigation in Jersey
Briefings | 17 Jul 2015

There have been significant developments in the United Kingdom during the past two decades in the funding of commercial litigation. Some, although not all, of these developments have also impacted on the Jersey commercial litigation market.

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The deep freeze: the growing impact of sanctions on Jersey
Briefings | 20 Jan 2015

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A modern take on an old classic - equity aiding the defective execution of a power
Briefings | 15 Jan 2013

There is a long-standing principle in English law that, in certain circumstances, equity will aid the defective execution of a power. In the recent case of In the matter of the Shinorvic Trust, the Royal Court of Jersey had to consider whether this principl...

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Mediation in Jersey
Briefings | 10 Aug 2012

This briefing focuses on mediation, perhaps the most common form of alternative dispute resolution ("ADR") procedures. Mediation is widely used in the UK and has well established advantages over traditional litigation including: substantial costs savings a...

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Mareva relief in Jersey in aid of foreign litigation
Briefings | 23 Jul 2012

The purpose of this briefing is to set out how and when the Jersey courts will grant Mareva relief to assist litigants in foreign jurisdictions.

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Dispute resolution in Jersey
Briefings | 23 Jul 2012

In many cases, Alternative Dispute Resolution ("ADR") might offer a more cost effective, time efficient solution to dealing with a dispute than traditional litigation. This briefing gives an overview of the approach to ADR in Jersey.

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Jersey: growing impact of sanctions
Articles | 09 Mar 2015

Lisa Springate discusses - Jersey: growing impact of sanctions. Published in Legal Week 13 February 2015.

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Litigation: The deep freeze: the impact of EU and US sanctions on Jersey
Articles | 23 Jun 2014

Lisa Springate looks at the impact on EU and US sanctions on Jersey. Published in Quorum Newsletter June 2014.

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Litigation: Lisa Springate comments on the impact of sanctions on Jersey for Legal Week
Articles | 02 May 2014

Litigation: Lisa Springate comments on the impact of sanctions on Jersey for Legal Week

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Litigation: To the rescue
Articles | 04 Jun 2013

Lisa Springate and Dina El-Gazzar examine the importance of the landmark decision in Re The Shinorvic Trust - published in Trust and Estates Law and Tax Journal, June 2013.

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Litigation: A modern take on an old classic
Articles | 11 May 2013

A modern take on an old classic by Lisa Springate and Dina El Gazzar - published in ACTAPS newsletter May 2013.

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Litigation: The Valetta Trust: Landmark decision reached on the validity of litigation funding in Jersey.
Articles | 01 Feb 2013

Landmark decision reached on the validity of litigation funding in Jersey by Lisa Springate and Robert Gardner. Published in Trusts and Trustees Volume. 19, number. 1 - 1 February 2013.

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Litigation: Re the Shinorvic Trust: equity develops with modern standards and mores
Articles | 17 Sep 2012

Lisa Springate and Tim Wright write about the recent case of the Shinorvic Trust [2012] JRC 081, the Royal Court of Jersey had to consider whether an old principle of English equity applied in Jersey and, if so, whether it applied in a modern, unconventiona...

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Litigation: Equity to the rescue
Articles | 02 Sep 2012

Lisa Springate and Tim Wright on the Shinorvic Trust case and the application of an English principle in Jersey: Equity aids the defective execution of a power - copyright Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners - article first published in STEP Journal V...

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Litigation: Law takes an up-to-date look at finances in relationships
Articles | 18 Jul 2012

Lisa Springate says that the decision in the Shinorvic Trust case may alter the attitude of the English courts. Published in the JEP on 18 July 2012.

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Litigation: Jersey opens its doors to litigation funding
Articles | 06 Jul 2012

Jersey opens its doors to litigation funding by Lisa Springate and Robert Gardner - published in ACTAPS newsletter July 2012.

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Litigation: Landmark decision reached on the validity of litigation funding in Jersey
Articles | 13 Apr 2012

Lisa Springate and Robert Gardner discuss the landmark decision reached on the validity of litigation funding in Jersey - published in STEP Journal April 2012.

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Litigation: Case Notes
Articles | 15 Feb 2012

Advocate and partner Lisa Springate and Advocate Robert Gardner examine a new way to fund litigation - published in JEP Law and Accountancy Review 15 February 2012.

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