• Personable, concise, decisive, accurate, speedy responder
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  • Clients appreciate his strong communication skills, his diligence and his commercial acumen
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  • Very professional, a skilled lawyer with good communication skills
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Paul is a Partner in the Guernsey Property team. He advises on all aspects of commercial and residential property including acquisition and disposal of real estate, advising on secured lending, commercial freehold and leasehold matters, planning matters, property disputes, inheritance advice and will drafting.

"I take a hands on and personal approach to my work - cutting through legal jargon to deliver the practical advice that clients need."

Paul regularly acts for both landlords and tenants on leasehold matters and high net worth individuals who move to the Island.

My 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.

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Property
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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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Property Relocation
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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.

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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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Wills & Estate Planning
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Planning for the future is something that people often don't like to think about however 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 the ones you leave behind, in the future.

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My news & deals
Insight 9 Apr 2020

Government support

This guidance is current up to 08 April 2020 The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has rapidly changed the business landscape, with increasing restrictive measures on...

Insight 8 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Court Issues

The restricted movement requirements currently in place across the Island impact on many parts of a conveyancing transaction. Our Collas Crill conveyancing team understands...

Insight 13 Mar 2020

A Deposit Protection Scheme

The Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure has published a policy letter which asks the States to approve a single legislative framework that will seek to...

News 8 Oct 2019

2020 budget report

Today the Policy & Resources Committee has published the 2020 Budget Report.The key elements from a property perspective are: Introduction of a tiered TRP approach...

News 6 Sep 2019

Planning a dispute?

Background Planning in Guernsey has long been an easy target for complaints, often providing a hot-topic of discussion for many would-be politicians. Currently overseen and...

News 2 Sep 2019

How to - Terres à L'Amende

An aspect of property law that is unique to Guernsey, Terre A L'Amende refers to an area of land which has been designated as 'Les Terres Mises à L'Amende' (literally...

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