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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.

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£750,000.00
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£750,000.01
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£300,000.01
£500,000.00
2%
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£500,000.01
£700,000.00
3%
£0.00
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£700,000.01
£1,000,000.00
3.5%
£0.00
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£1,000,000.01
£1,500,000.00
4.5%
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£1,500,000.01
£2,000,000.00
5.5%
£0.00
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£2,000,000.01
£3,000,000.00
6.5%
£0.00
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£3,000,000.01
£6,000,000.0.00
8.5%
£0.00
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£6,000,000.01
£999,999,999.00
9.5%
£0.00
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£80.00
Jurat's Stamp
£20.00
Stamp Duty
7.5%
£0.00

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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Property NEWS & PUBLICATIONS
Deal 31 Mar 2020

£70m Bath Street redevelopment

Collas Crill has advised Le Masurier on its £70 million Bath Street redevelopment project, which will house the island's second Premier Inn. Partner, Pamela Doherty, leads...

Deal 10 Mar 2020

Goodfellows case

In a recent case of C Goodfellow & another v HMRC [2019] UKFTT 750 (TC) (16 December 2019), the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) rejected a claim that SDLT should be charged on...

Deal 05 Nov 2019

£41m commercial property deal

Collas Crill has advised on the £41 million acquisition of 27/28 Esplanade, known as JTC House, in St Helier, Jersey. The team was instructed by Seaton Place Limited, who...

News 22 Oct 2020

Chambers and Partners UK 2021

Collas Crill has retained its rankings in Chambers and Partners UK 2021 across all departments and banded individuals in Guernsey and Jersey, with a number of partners being...

News 01 Oct 2020

Legal 500 UK rankings

Collas Crill has been recommended as a top tier firm in four practice areas in Guernsey and Jersey in the Legal 500 United Kingdom 2021 rankings, reflecting the quality of...

News 02 Sep 2020

Guernsey's Document Duty Law

The States of Guernsey has recently brought into force the Document Duty (Guernsey) Law, 2017 (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 (the Amendment). The Amendment introduces new...

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