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Commercial property
Commercial property - ranked: tier 3


The 'excellent, very responsive and readily available' commercial property team at Parslows is headed by the highly recommended Advocate Carl Parslow. The group is retained by clients such as CSS Limited, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and the Jersey Chiropractic Centre to provide ongoing property advice on lease reviews, the negotiation of share purchase agreements, due diligence and regulatory obligations, among other issues.

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Corporate and commercial
Corporate and commercial - ranked: tier 4


Young firm Parslows is 'on par with many of the larger firms in terms of breadth of experience and responsiveness' and 'excellent across all areas of law', according to one client. In Jersey, the 'very responsive' Advocate Mason Birbeck combines 'great technical knowledge with the ability to relay complex information in clear language'; he recently assisted a foreign outsourcing services provider with the establishment of its Jersey offering, and advised a financial services company on the sale of its majority equity interest. David Hill leads the team from London and is also highly recommended by clients.

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Employment - ranked: tier 4


Parslows fields associate and litigation practice head Chris Austin to handle disputes in the employment space. He is currently advising an employer on a compromise agreement and the defence of an unfair dismissal claim. On the advisory side, the team also assists employers with contractual documentation, including non-solicitation clauses and restrictive covenants.

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Private client, trusts and tax
Private client, trusts and tax - ranked: tier 4


The 'highly regarded' Advocate Mason Birbeck heads the trusts and private wealth department at Parslows, which is valued for being 'highly responsive in all areas' and, according to one client, 'more attentive than its competitors'. The group recently facilitated the transfer of trusteeship of five Jersey law trusts, and is currently representing a foreign settlor of a discretionary trust in disputes arising from the breakdown of family relations. Birbeck also oversaw the establishment of a family office and guided a financial services company through its application for trust and funds service licenses with the appropriate government bodies.

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