Carol Doherty

Carol Doherty 

Senior Associate | Jersey

Real Estate

  • Carol Doherty is a very good addition to the commercial property team.
    Legal 500 (UK) 2023
  • Carol Doherty is well placed to advise high-wealth individuals on all aspects of their commercial property needs.
    Legal 500 2022


Carol is a Senior Associate and Advocate in the Real Estate team in the Jersey office.

She has experience in all aspects of commercial property transactions particularly commercial lending and borrowing, leasehold matters, development work, commercial sales and acquisitions and corporate support.

Carol has previous experience in all aspects of family law, public law proceedings and petty debt claims.

Having successfully passed the notary exam in 2024, Carol is waiting to be sworn in as a Notary Public.

"I pride myself on being attentive providing efficient, clear and concise advice from the outset whilst working collaboratively with others. This coupled with my friendly and approachable persona leads to building a strong relationship with clients."


Carol joined Collas Crill in November 2021 with 14 years' experience in private client litigation (family law) and more recently commercial property, where she focused on all aspects of commercial property transactions. She has regularly appeared in the Jersey Courts and has previously worked as a Family Proceedings Officer at the Royal Court of Jersey.


Carol worked full time in law and studied part time, obtaining her LL.B from Nottingham Trent University in 2009. In 2014, she completed her Advocates and Solicitors exams through the Jersey Institute of Law where she qualified initially as a Jersey Solicitor (Ècrivian) before being admitted as a Jersey Advocate in 2018.


  • Law Society of Jersey
  • Institute of Directors, Jersey
  • Jersey Family Law Association

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Danielle Frain  
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Jersey real estate

Our Jersey real estate specialists have the local knowledge and expertise to provide top quality advice on all commercial and residential transactions, as well as give meaningful opinions and anticipate challenges and opportunities, at every stage of the process.

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Commercial real estate

Our commercial property team includes some of the most highly regarded offshore commercial property lawyers. We are recognised and cited for our experience, commercial approach, exceptional service standards and ability to deliver in a fast and efficient manner. Across Guernsey, Jersey and the Cayman Islands we have been involved in many of the most significant commercial property transactions of the last decade. We handle all aspects of commercial freehold and leasehold real estate, acting for both landlord and tenant, buyer and seller. We have the experience to guide you through every stage of a transaction with absolute confidence.

Residential real estate

Property law can be a complex, daunting and emotional experience for many individual buyers and sellers. Feeling an emotional tie to your new or prospective property, your 'home', is inevitable. When buying or selling property you need a strong, dependable team that knows the market inside and out. We offer top quality advice and successfully anticipate the unique challenges and opportunities you are likely to face. We believe that communication and responsiveness is the key to a stress-free experience which is why we're always on hand to listen, offer assistance and pick up the phone to keep you informed at every stage of a transaction.

Leisure and retail

We have acted for numerous business owners, developers and investors in the leisure and retail market, including freehold acquisitions and disposals, financing and leasehold and commercial aspects. We regularly act for many funds, hoteliers, and retail landlords and tenants, including many nationally and internationally recognised businesses.

Construction and development

We act for a number of well-known and well-respected local development companies and can assist with all aspects of a development project, including site acquisition, finance, planning and constructions advice, though to estate schedule drafting and eventual sales. Our team also regularly advises on construction law documents and contracts.

3 May 2023

£14.5M property purchase in Jersey

Collas Crill Jersey's Property team has assisted in the transaction of a £14.5M property - the highest recorded property sale in Jersey this year so far. Acting alongside D2 Real Estate was Partner Pamela Doherty, Head of Conveyancing Gavin Renault, Seni...

17 Jan 2022

New property advocate for Jersey

Collas Crill has appointed Senior Associate Carol Doherty to its property team in Jersey. Carol has experience in all aspects of commercial property transactions particularly commercial lending and borrowing, leasehold matters, development work, commerci...

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