Bedell Cristin swears first virtual affidavit in Jersey

Pedro Gonçalves
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Bedell Cristin in Jersey has facilitated its first swearing of a virtual affidavit, executed via video conferencing to honour the government's social distancing guidelines The person making the affidavit, the deponent, swore the oath but, given the social distancing restrictions, was deemed physically incapacitated and unable to attend court to sign the affidavit. However, the Law provides a mechanism for dealing with incapacity which can be adapted to meet the requirements of the current crisis and, in this case, was successfully carried out by Bedell Cristin's Jersey managing partne...

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