Created Date:
27 May 2021
Dispute resolution

A guide to lending and taking security in Jersey (PLC Chapter)

Partners from our banking and finance practice have drafted the Jersey chapter of PLC's lending and taking security guide, providing a high level overview of this jurisdiction.


  • Overview of the lending market
  • Forms of security over assets
  • Release of security over assets
  • Special purpose vehicles (SPVs) in secured lending
  • Quasi-security
  • Guarantees
  • Risk areas for lenders
  • Structuring the priority of debts
  • Debt trading and transfer mechanisms
  • Agent and trust concepts
  • Enforcement of security interests and borrower insolvency
  • Cross-border issues on loans
  • Brexit
  • Taxes and fees on loans, guarantees and security interests
  • Reform

Please note that this briefing is intended to provide a very general overview of the matters to which it relates. It is not intended as legal advice and should not be relied on as such. © Carey Olsen 2024