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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.
March 18th 1998 - January 4th 2015
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• 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.
Bailhache, Sir Philip
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