Jersey real estate

  • The team are very aware of commercial issues and the need to respond to market conditions. We have found them to be focused and informed on all aspects.
    Chambers (UK) 2024
  • The property team at Collas Grill have a massive depth of knowledge.
    Chambers (UK) 2024
  • Collas Crill have a good breadth of in-house expertise. In addition to commercial property they have been able to advise on probate, planning, trust and private property matters over the last 12 months.
    Legal 500 (UK) 2024
  • We find that the overall service at Collas Crill is first class. They display very strong knowledge of Jersey property law and are very responsive, producing quality work.
    Legal 500 (UK) 2024
  • Excellent service. Response times are always appropriate to the situation, and industry knowledge and commercial awareness are excellent. Charge out rates are extremely competitive for the service given.
    Legal 500 (UK) 2024
  • They have a strong understanding of the company and were able to act rapidly and efficiently on recent instructions.
    Legal 500 (UK) 2024

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

The team 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 us to find out how we can help you.

Duty calculator

Residential
Commercial
 
Start
End
Rate of Duty
Duty at this Rate
Tier 1
£0.00
£50,000.00
0.5%
£0.00
Tier 2
£50,000.01
£300,000.00
1.5%
£0.00
Tier 3
£300,000.01
£500,000.00
2%
£0.00
Tier 4
£500,000.01
£700,000.00
3%
£0.00
Tier 5
£700,000.01
£1,000,000.00
3.5%
£0.00
Tier 6
£1,000,000.01
£1,500,000.00
4.5%
£0.00
Tier 7
£1,500,000.01
£2,000,000.00
5.5%
£0.00
Tier 8
£2,000,000.01
£3,000,000.00
7.5%
£0.00
Tier 9
£3,000,000.01
£6,000,000.0.00
10%
£0.00
Tier 10
£6,000,000.01
£999,999,999.00
11%
£0.00
Registration fee
£90.00
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.
Certain discounts are available for Jersey first time buyers.
*Figures to be updated due to stamp duty changes effective 01 Jan 2024.

Services
Commercial real estate
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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.

Construction and 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, though to estate schedule drafting and eventual sales. Our team also 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 recognised businesses.

Personal relocation
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When considering a move offshore, it's essential to seek advice from experienced advisers who know the market inside out. Our property teams regularly help newcomers to the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey in acquiring new homes and/or business premises and guiding them through the relocation process. We act for many high-net-worth individuals and high-value residents.

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Real estate disputes
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Our experienced team represent clients in a range of private, contractual and commercial real estate disputes. 

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Residential real estate
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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.

15 Feb 2024

Jersey property review 2023

Newly released figures from Statistics Jersey regarding the island's property market reveal that, overall, 2023 saw a decline in house prices.   The report on the House Price Index (HPI) for the fourth quarter of 2023, released on 15 February 2024, ...

11 Dec 2023

Les Sablons regeneration project planning appeal

Collas Crill has played an integral part in an appeal to the Royal Court to overturn the decision of the Assistant Minister for the Environment, who refused a planning application appeal which was previously recommended for approval by an Independent Pla...

26 Sep 2023

New scheme for first-time buyers

The Government of Jersey has released details of the new States Assisted Purchase Scheme which is targeted at first-time buyers and will serve to assist in providing the kick start that the local property market needs. The market has slowed significantly...

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 the agenda for those looking to relocate. But how does one go about it? The DiCasa...

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...

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 market. The island has witnessed considerable supply and demand issues in property and...

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