A fascinating piece in the Guernsey Press on 9 June reported court papers filed in London that contain an admission that the nephews bugged the conservatory of the Ritz hotel after becoming concerned about the billionaire property magnate posing a significant risk of harm to the family business.  He is involved in a court battle with 3 of his twin brother’s sons over 94 hours of secret recordings made over a number of months as part of what his lawyers have described as commercial espionage.  The interest oif the media is Guernsey comes about because the Barclay brothers own the lease of the island of Brecghou, off the coast of Sark, this being one of the smallest of the Channel Islands.


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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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