• Paul Harben has excellent knowledge and experience of Jersey commercial property transactions
    Legal 500
  • A real go-getter and high-quality property lawyer who is very passionate about what he does
    Chambers & Partners
  • Pragmatic and approachable. I have a high level of confidence in the guidance he provides
    Client feedback
  • Always accessible, proactive and recognises the importance of the relationship
    Client feedback
  • He intuitively understands our business and knows what it is about
    Client feedback

Paul specialises in all aspects of property with a particular focus on commercial property work and has advised on many of the major transactions in Jersey in recent years.

He acts for investors, developers, landlord and tenants. Among his clients are the Royal Bank of Scotland International, for whom he has acted in a number of high profile deals, and C. Le Masurier Limited, one of the largest property holding companies in Jersey.

Paul was called to the English Bar in 1993. He joined Collas Crill during that year and qualified as a Jersey Solicitor in 1997. He is a member of the Jersey Law Society's Conveyancing Sub-Committee.

*not a member of Collas Crill LLP in Jersey.

My services
Commercial Real Estate

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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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 not only offer top quality advice on all commercial and residential transactions, but to give meaningful opinions and anticipate challenges and opportunities at every stage of the process.

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Residential Property

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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My news and insights
News 31 Oct 2017

Tier One for CI Property Teams

Following on from the recent announcement of its growing team, Collas Crill's commercial property practice in Jersey has received a top tier ranking in legal directory Legal...

News 16 Oct 2017

New Group Partner Appointment

Collas Crill has appointed group partner Pamela Doherty to its Jersey property team, placing it as one of the largest commercial and residential property offerings on the...

Deal 4 Aug 2016

Collas Crill acts in £10m. deal

Collas Crill's commercial property team in Jersey has advised property developer Comprop (C.I.) Limited on the acquisition of 13-14 Esplanade, St Helier, worth...

Insight 8 Feb 2016

The Extent of Implication

The recent decision of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in the case of Marks and Spencer plc v BNP Paribas Services Trust Company (Jersey) Limited and another poses...

Deal 14 Nov 2014

Jacksons CI acquisition

Collas Crill has worked with Ravenscroft on the acquisition of the Jacksons CI group by a consortium of investors. It was recently announced that a consortium including...

News 16 Jun 2015

Confidence in Jersey property

A surge in high net worth individuals relocating to Jersey is having a positive effect on the island's economy. Last year's significant increase in luxury property sales...

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