Advocate Timothy Hanson – Civil Litigation
Timothy is a practising English barrister (Inner Temple, called 1989) and Jersey advocate (sworn 2004). He commenced his own Jersey legal practice in 2005 and remains a member of No.5 Chambers in England. He was a member of the Editorial Board of the Jersey and Guernsey Law Review between 2003-2014 and has written extensively on Jersey law, including the compilation of updating notes for the republication of Le Gros’ Traité du Droit Coutumier de l’Ile de Jersey. He was retained by the States of Jersey to advise and provide drafting instructions on aspects of Jersey’s contract law, and specifically on what became the Supply of Goods and Services (Jersey) Law 2009 and associated regulations on unfair terms. He was elected President of The Law Society of Jersey between 2012-2014, providing regulatory oversight of the profession, and was responsible for a number of important reforms to the Society’s management. He is listed as an expert in dispute resolution and in public law by various independent legal directories having also appeared in a number of high profile Jersey cases. Timothy acted for the successful appellant in various Court of Appeal cases that include The X Children (judicial review/professional negligence); Alhamrani (trust dispute); the Jasmine Trust (trust/proceeds of crime) and Hard Rock Ltd v HRCKY (dol & contract.) Timothy further has experience of cases before the Privy Council including the regulatory appeal in JFSC v Black and, currently, the matter of HM Attorney General v Fang & Ors.