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The property sector is critical to the economic landscape in any jurisdiction, but whether the market is stagnant, slow or hot, every property transaction requires lawyers who can act proactively, adapt and deliver in an ever-changing environment.

We know that everyone's circumstances, priorities and goals are different; whether you are looking to invest in residential property, purchase your first home, develop a commercial property or acquire a multi-million pound office block, everyone needs an experienced lawyer who will guide them through the maze of property law and ensure a hassle-free experience.

At Collas Crill we take a hands-on approach, working in close collaboration with our clients, their advisers and other legal professionals to ensure every deal and transaction is managed to successful completion. Regardless of the prevailing economic and market conditions, our goal is to minimise the risks and drive maximum value for our clients in every property transaction. Our property 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.

Our full service property team across Guernsey, Jersey and the Cayman Islands is recognised by clients for its responsive, friendly and commercially aware approach. At every level our team is proactive, going above and beyond expectations to provide clients with the best possible service.

Contact our CaymanGuernsey or Jersey property teams to find out how we can help you.

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3%
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£700,000.01
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£6,000,000.0.00
8.5%
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£999,999,999.00
9.5%
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£80.00
Jurat's Stamp
£20.00
Stamp Duty
7.5%
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The above information is provided for indicative purposes only and in order to procure a definitive quote you should contact your lawyer setting out the relevant circumstances.
The firm accepts no responsibility for the information provided.

  • Their depth and breadth of experience, together with their client care makes them a pleasure to work with, in the knowledge they have the ability to represent your interests fairly and to protect your position.
    Legal 500 2022
  • The team are very approachable and their experience in all commercial property areas is second to none.
    Legal 500 2022
  • Pragmatic, supportive and willing to go the extra mile to assist their clients. Their plain-English approach is reassuring and empowering.
    Legal 500 2022
  • Hard working and amenable individuals. The firm as a whole is accessible, there is always someone who can deal with your enquiry or needs on all subjects. They always go above and beyond for my needs.
    Legal 500 2022
  • Fast response times, personal approach and knowledge in the area.
    Legal 500
  • Collas Crill has a strong presence in the commercial property market and is able to deal with complex issues relating to commercial leasing, commercial development and commercial sales.
    Legal 500 2002
Property services
Commercial Real Estate
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At Collas Crill, our commercial property team includes some of the most highly regarded offshore commercial property lawyers. Our team is recognised and cited for its experience, commercial approach, exceptional service standards and its 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.

Development
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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, all the way though to estate schedule drafting and eventual sales.

Planning Advice
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Collas Crill has a proven track record for planning matters, including initial advice, and running all the way through to successful planning appeals. Our aim is to make the planning process as simple as possible, bearing in mind at all times our clients' primary goal.

Construction
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Our team regularly advises on construction law documents and contracts.

Leisure and Retail
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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 recognized businesses.

Residential Property
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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.

News 11 Jun 2021

Three promotions in the CI

Collas Crill has made three promotions in its Channel Islands offices. In Guernsey, Nin Ritchie has been promoted to Of Counsel in Collas Crill's dispute resolution team...

News 8 Mar 2021

Property history made in Sark

Collas Crill completed the first conveyance of part of a tenement in Sark on Friday 5 March, following recent changes to Sark's ancient property laws. The long-awaited Land...

Insight 25 Feb 2021

Recovery from lockdown

Guernsey has now moved into Recovery Stage 1, a few weeks after the implementation of its second island-wide lockdown. Together with the (hotly anticipated) resumption of...

Insight 28 Jan 2021

Clarification on lockdown guidance

There has been some confusion this week over what matters should or should not complete in Court during lockdown. As a consequence, it is worth clarifying what matters can...

Insight 27 Jan 2021

Changes coming to Sark property law

1 February 2021 is set to be a massive day for Sark and its people with the coming into force of the long-awaited Land Reform (Sark) Law, 2019, (the "Law"). The Law will...

Insight 25 Jan 2021

Guidance following new lockdown

We know that many people are in the process of buying or selling, and at various stages. Some are just getting prepared to sign up, and others were all ready to move. So...

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Guide 14 Oct 2021

Collas Crill explains... Moving to Guernsey

This is part of a series of guides in which we examine areas of law that frequently arise in practice. Further guides will be released weekly; click here to subscribe to...

Guide 7 Jul 2021

Collas Crill explains... Guernsey property terms

This is part of a series of guides in which we examine areas of law that frequently arise in practice. Further guides will be released weekly; click here to subscribe to...

Guide 13 May 2021

Collas Crill explains… the Guernsey conveyancing process

This is part of a series of guides in which we examine areas of Guernsey law that frequently arise in practice. Further guides will be released weekly; click here to...

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Guernsey Estate Agents

Guide 2 Sep 2019

Policing problematic parking - Terres à L'Amende in Guernsey

What is a Terres A L'Amende? An aspect of property law that is unique to Guernsey, the term refers to an area of land which has been designated as 'Les Terres Mises à...

Guide 22 Aug 2019

Challenging Planning Decisions - Third Party Appeals

Where do third parties stand in Guernsey?  Currently there is no formal process of appeal for those aggrieved or third party applicants against a planning decision in...

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