"Overseas Chambers" is the business name of the
overseas chambers of Peter Harris, an English barrister.
Peter Harris is Head of Chambers of Overseas
Chambers, and, in consequence, the rights and property of Overseas
Chambers are vested in him.
Peter Harris is registered as being in overseas practice with
the General Council of the Bar, of England and Wales, under n°
OP38995 and is regulated in that capacity, not as a barrister in
practice within the United Kingdom. He is therefore not subject to
certain of the Bar Council Regulations for practice in England and
Wales for example in relation to direct instructions, but manages
his practice insofar as is practicable with the general principles
applicable to Barristers' practice in England and Wales.
Peter Harris, in that capacity, carries professional
insurance with the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Limited.
Peter Harris as Head of Chambers, has registered
- this undertaking with the Population Office of the States of
Jersey under the Regulation of Undertakings (Jersey) Law 1973 under
- with the Jersey Financial Services Commission as being
supervised by them for services provided under Schedule 2 Part B of
the Proceeds of Crime (Jersey) Law 1999 and the appropriate
- with the Data Protection Commissioner of the States of Jersey
under the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005.
Peter Harris, as an English Barrister, is able to give
certain legal advice as Counsel on Jersey laws, owing to his right
of appearance before the final appellate body of the Island, and is
able to give tax advice in the Island and appear before the
Commissioners. He does not practice the law of Jersey in the Island
and does not have a right of audience before the Royal
His practice in international private law and tax enables him to
assist in French matters with an international element.
His qualification in European Law and taxation
enables him to advise on matters of European Law concerning the
Savings Directive, Mutual Assistance Directive, the treatment of
Channel Islanders as defined in the Third Protocol to the Act of
Accession of the United Kingdom to the European Communities in 1972
, and the treatment of European entities , undertakings and
individuals in the Bailiwick or Island of Jersey
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