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Law Officers' Department

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13 July 2021

Money launderer jailed for 7 ½ years

On 10 March 2021, the Superior Number of the Royal Court sentenced Darius Pearce to a total 7 ½ years imprisonment in respect of money laundering arrangement offences.

03 June 2021

Attorney General secures $1m repatriation of funds to the US

Her Majesty’s Attorney General has worked with the United States Department of Justice in repatriating just under $1m to the US Treasury in the case of Ivan Scott Butler, an Alabama salesman convicted in the US of tax evasion.

19 February 2021

Trust company fined £550,000 for breaches of Money Laundering Order

On Friday 19 February 2021, the Royal Court imposed a fine of £550,000 on LGL Trustees Limited (LGL), and awarded costs of £50,000, for failing to comply with the requirements of the Money Laundering (Jersey) Order 2008.

12 January 2021

Offender’s van forfeited for its use in multiple motoring offences

On 8 January 2021, the Royal Court ordered the forfeiture of a van used by Nicholas Paul Brown to commit multiple motoring offences, including dangerous driving and driving with excess alcohol.

​What we do

  • provide legal advice to the Government, the States Assembly and the Crown 
  • provide an independent public prosecution service for the Island 
  • protect the interests of the Crown and Government in civil proceedings 
  • help safeguard children and adults at risk 
  • assist overseas law enforcement agencies 
The Law Officers’ Department does not provide a legal service to members of the public or businesses.

Law Officers

Mark Temple

HM Attorney General

Matthew Jowitt

HM Solicitor General

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