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Relocation Services

Our team is ideally placed to advise on and project manage relocations to Guernsey, Jersey or the Cayman Islands, advising on everything from company migrations, housing licenses and real estate matters through to introductions to other service providers and complementary local businesses. Some of our people have first-hand experience of relocating themselves, affording them a unique insight into the challenges and opportunities you are likely to face.

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Business Relocation

For businesses, a relocation to the Channel Islands can bring significant advantages – Guernsey and Jersey's world leading financial services regulation and company laws are modern, business friendly and practical; a huge benefit for businesses in that sector. An added benefit of our financial services background for all businesses is the depth of highly skilled service providers on-island ready to assist your business. Guernsey and Jersey is ready to roll-out the welcome mat to new businesses and we're ideally placed to make introductions to the right people.

Property Relocation

When considering moving to the island, it's essential to seek advice from experienced advisers who know the market inside out. Our property teams regularly help newcomers to the islands in acquiring new homes and/or premises for new business and guide them through the relocation process. We believe that communication and responsiveness are 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 your move. We act for many HNWIs and HVRs and are consistently praised by clients for their calm, proactive and hands-on approach, ensuring all transactions are completed as swiftly and stress-free as possible.

Trusts & Foundations

The most common mistake that clients make when relocating is failing to take estate planning and tax advice well in advance of any move. There can be significant estate planning opportunities to be had and tax consequences to mitigate prior to any move and seeking advice early is key so that all existing wills, trusts, foundations and companies can be reviewed and any consolidation or new structuring put in place in good time. As well as being a beautiful, safe and peaceful places to live and work, Guernsey and Jersey have flexible trust and foundations legislation and are highly regulated jurisdictions with a well-established court system which makes it a popular choice for relocating clients.

Wills & Estate Planning

Planning for the future is something that people often don't like to think about but it is one of the most important things that you should do during your lifetime. Whether you need simple wills put in place or more complex estate structuring, our experienced and approachable team can help you organise and plan your affairs for the immediate and longer term future. We work hard to guide you through any issues of concern to ensure that you reach a position where you feel reassured that you are clear as to what will happen to your assets, and those you leave behind, in the future.

Insight 26 May 2023

Relocating to Jersey?

This article was first published in DiCasa Magazine. The perfect blend of city life, countryside charm and a beach destination all in one, it's no wonder Jersey is high on...

Insight 23 May 2023

New guidance for first-time buyers

Due to uncertainty arising from previous guidance, the Government of Jersey has now issued new guidance to clarify who will qualify as a first-time buyer and will be...

Insight 27 Apr 2023

The Island Development Plan review

This article was first published in Issue 13 of Guernsey Property and Construction Magazine (Spring/Summer 23), published by Rock and Small.  Chris Crew, Senior Planning...

Insight 24 Mar 2023

Developing your home in Guernsey

This article was first published in Swoffers Open Market magazine - Spring 2023 Lifestyle edition The island of Guernsey has a dramatic coastline and expansive sea views...

Insight 27 Jan 2023

2023 Jersey property market outlook

Jersey's economy has been somewhat cocooned from the impact of events occurring in Westminster and beyond. However it has not been without impact on the local property...

Insight 23 Jan 2023

Guernsey property market review

The past few years have seen unprecedented activity in the Guernsey property market as easy access to low-interest lending (among other influences) whipped the post-pandemic...

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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...

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