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Pragmatic solutions for sensitive trusts—Benjamin orders and publication of judgments

Pragmatic solutions for sensitive trusts—Benjamin orders and publication of judgments
Published on: 07 June 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Pragmatic solutions for sensitive trusts—Benjamin orders and publication of judgments
  • What was the background?
  • What were the legal issues?
  • Benjamin order
  • Publishing the judgment
  • Functus officio
  • The decision to publish the judgment
  • Take-away points

Article summary

Private Client analysis: In a case involving a trust settled by the National Bank of the former Yugoslavia, the Jersey court agreed to the trustee’s proposed plan of distribution and granted the trustee an indemnity by way of a Benjamin Order. The court also considered the principle of functus officio and the circumstances when it would be appropriate to permit publication of the judgment. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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