Comments

Digital copy of Documents relating to the litigation case of Mayo Associates S A and others v. Cantrade Private Bank Switzerland (C I) Limited. [Some details redacted]. For Philip Sinel's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 15 December 2015, see C/D/AW2/B2/21/WS000706.

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Reference

C/D/AW2/A3/11/WD009103

Date

March 18th 1998 - January 4th 2015

Scope and Content

• Affidavit of Philip Cowan Sinel dated 18 March 1998 made in relation to the case of Mayo Associates S A and others v. Cantrade Private Bank Switzerland (C I) Limited and others. Includes background to the affidavit, details of his involvement in the case, a summaries of the complaints of the plaintiffs against the defendants, of Cantrade's activities and of civil and criminal actions pending in Jersey. Includes comments about: the sale of political influence in Jersey; Jersey's media; the Crown Officers; the Bailiff and Deputy Bailiff; the Jurats; resident judges in Jersey; Deputy Terry Le Main; the case of West v Lazard Brothers; the case of Pierre Francois Horsfall v Philip Cowan Sinel; the cases of the non-prosecution of Peter Morton, the prosecution of Cantrade, Dr Young and Alf Williams and the withdrawal of criminal charges against Peter Stoneman; the case of Mayo Associates S A et al v the Finance and Economics Committee; Francis Charles Hamon; a secret hearing; the Syvret affair; the recusal of the Bailiff; the Home Office; legal aid in Jersey; and declarations by Advocate Binnington and Louis Blom-Cooper. • Letter dated 16 July 1998 from Advocate Philip Sinel to his colleague [Advocate Julie Melia]. Requests thoughts in relation to a letter to the Bâtonnier regarding systematic reforms to the judicial system in Jersey. • Letter dated 16 July 1998 from Advocate Philip Sinel to the Bâtonnier. Relates to the reppraisal of a number of aspects of the administration of justice in Jersey. Includes comments about the case of Mayo v Cantrade, including in relaiton to the actions of the Solicitor General, the actions of Mr [Francis] Hamon, a secret hearing, the role of the Bailiff Mr [Philip] Bailhache, proceedings taken out by Senator [Stuart] Syvret against the Bailiff and the Deputy Bailiff, the role of the jurats, and the composition of the Court of Appeal. Finishes with a conclusions summaries suggested changes to the administration of justice in Jersey. • Letter dated 19 July 1998 from Ian Weedon to Mr [Andrew] Edwards. Relates to his experiences of fraud and corruption in Jersey, particularly in relation to the Cantrade affairs and comments about responses to letters he wrote in relation to the manner. • Letter dated 20 July 1998 from [R J Michel] to Advocate P C Sinel. Includes comments about Advocate Sinel's comments about the administration of justice in Jersey. • Letter dated 19 July 1998 from Ian Weedon to Mr [Andrew] Edwards. Relates to his experiences of fraud and corruption in Jersey, particularly in relation to the Cantrade affairs and comments about responses to letters he wrote in relation to the manner. • Paper titled Corruption in Jersey contributed by Adrian Rand. Relates to corruption by government official in Jersey, referring to the Cantrade case. Includes comments about corruption, complacency and conflicts of interests, the role of bank regulators in Jersey and remarks about the adequacy of the UK government's investigation of fraud in Jersey.

Names

Bailhache, Sir Philip
Bärlocher, J G
Bignell, R
Binnington, Alan, Advocate
Birt, Sir Michael
Blom-Cooper, Sir Louis
Bullen, Roy Malcolm, Jurat
Clyde-Smith, Julian Anthony
Crill, Sir Peter
Gabrielli, Mr
Edwards, Andrew
Edwards, B A
Hamon, Francis Charles
Hawkins, Lex
Hopper, Detective Constable
Horsfall, Pierre François, Senator
Jeune, Reg
Kawasaki, K
Le Cras, Philip
Le Main, Terry, Deputy
Le Quesne, Advocate
Le Quesne, Sir Godfray
Lee, Constance M
Lee, Russell E
Little, Mr
Maltwood, Derek, Deputy
Marsh, Michael G
Melia, Julie, Advocate
Morton, Peter
Morton, William A
Mourant, Advocate
Pallot, Crown Advocate
Pike, Geoffrey Michael
Powell, Colin
Rand, Adrian
Rico, Mr
Sesset, Michael
Shenton, Ben
Shenton, Dick, Senator
Sinel, Philip, Advocate
Skinner, Kenneth
Skinner, Mrs
Smith, Alan E
Smith, Mary Ann A
Stoneman, Peter
Stott, Myles
Straw, Jack
Syvret, Richard
Syvret, Stuart, Senator
Tibbo, John Claude, Jurat
Tomes, Mr
Tompkins, Lowell E
Walker, Frank, Senator
Weedon, Ian
West, Brian S
West, B I
West, G B
West, M M
Whelan, Cyril
Williams, Alf
Wilson, Advocate
Winer, Michael D
Winkler, Jurat
Young, Mrs
Young, Robert, Dr
Alan and Mary Ann Smith Revocable Trust
Anagram (Bermuda) Limited
Barclays Bank
Barclays Bank Finance Company (Jersey) Limited
Cantrade Private Bank Switzerland (C I) Limited
Channel Television
Court of Appeal
Defence Committee
Des Pas Holdings Limited
Education Committee
Finance and Economics Committee
Fire and Casualty Insurance Company Limited
George Troy and Sons Limited
Guiton Group
Home Office
Housing Committee
Jersey Evening Post
Lazard Brothers and Company (Jersey) Limited
Lazard Brothers Trustee Company (Jersey) Limited
Lowell E Tompkins Trust
Mayo Associates
Morton Family Trust
Driver and Vehicle Standards Department
Mourant du Feu and Jeune
N A Z Grindlays Limited
Newton Investments Management
Newton Universal Growth Funds
Planning Department
Policy and Resources Committee
Public Works Committee
Royal Court
Securior Jersey Limited
Sinels Advocates
Society of Chartered and Certified Accountants
Sports, Leisure and Recreation Committee
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police
The Daily Telegraph
The Guardian
The Times
Touche Ross and Company
Troy Associates Limited
T T S International
Union Bank of Switzerland
Wall Street Journal

Keywords

Bond Street | New York | Switzerland | affidavits | Bailiffs | bâtonniers | bribery | corruption | courts | deputy bailiffs | evidence | finances | fraud | Housing | insurance | IJCI | judiciary | Jurats | Letters | litigation | Politics

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Language

English

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