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Collas Crill

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Grand Cayman, Singapore, St Helier, St Peter Port, Tortola
Collas Crill, Paul Nettleship, St Peter Port, GUERNSEY

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Paul Nettleship

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Partner with expertise in all Guernsey commercial and residential property matters including conveyancing and lease matters. Also advises on inheritance and estate planning. Acts for landlords and tenants, representing purchasers of high-value, residential and commercial property, and for both purchasers and sellers of local businesses including associated property matters. Particular experience in high-net-worth private client property transfers.


Trained Collas Crill; called English Bar 2004; Guernsey Bar 2008.




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Elizabeth College, Guernsey; Liverpool John Moores University (BSc (Hons)); Nottingham Law School (PgDip Law); College of Law London (BVC (very competent)); University of Caen, France (Certificate d'etudes Juridiques Francaises et Normandes).


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Paul Nettleship - Collas Crill

Within: Commercial property

Known to clients for its 'excellent technical knowledge' and 'ability to work to tight deadlines', Collas Crill acts for financial institutions, landlords and developers in significant property transactions. Paul Nettleship led the advice to the Channel Islands Property Fund with regard to its freehold acquisition of the Royal Chambers office building in St Peter Port, and Jason Green was part of the team which acted for Esplanade Properties – a consortium of high-net-worth individuals – in its purchase of Royal Bank Place; a separate team led by Nettleship advised the seller on this transaction. On the international front, Michael Morris assisted a UK bank with the Guernsey, Jersey and BVI aspects of the financing of its acquisition of a commercial property in the Midlands. His group was also instructed by a peer-to-peer lender to oversee an initial drawdown on a loan for the development and conversion of a residential property in London. In other highlights, an international unit trust appointed the firm to handle the transfer of its property portfolio under the supervision of consultant Shelagh Mason. Also notable are senior partner Chris Bound  and senior associates Donald Millar, Tristan Ozannes and Anna Douglass.

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  • In re B; B v T (Court of Appeal, 11 July 2012)

    A trustee's duty of confidentiality has recently been discussed and to some extent clarified in the recent Guernsey Court of Appeal decision of In re B; B v T (Court of Appeal, 11 July 2012). This summary has been prepared to provide you with a summary of the case as well as the general issues raised, but is not intended to cover all matters or to provide commentary.   This summary does not constitute legal advice.
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  • Guernsey Image Rights Legislation

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