Paul Nettleship > Collas Crill > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile

Collas Crill
GLATEGNY COURT, PO BOX 140
GLATEGNY ESPLANADE
ST PETER PORT
GY1 4EW
Guernsey

Work Department

Property

Position

Partner.

Paul heads up the Guernsey Property department. He has a broad practice covering local real estate and private client matters. This includes advising on commercial property development, acquisitions, and disposals (both freehold and leasehold); funding and security over real property; planning matters; property disputes; and small business acquisitions and disposals.

He acts for landlords, tenants, funders, brokers, P2P lenders, and private and high street banks.

As well as Paul’s commercial property business, his private client practice includes advising and acting for clients moving to the Island, will drafting and inheritance matters, and guardianship issues. He generally oversees the firm’s conveyancing practice. Particular experience in high-net-worth private client property transfers.

Career

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

Languages

French

Memberships

Barrister member of The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
Institute of Directors
Guernsey International Legal Association
The Guernsey Bar

Education

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).

Leisure

Running, swimming, cycling.

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Commercial property

(Leading individuals)

Paul NettleshipCollas Crill

Collas Crill recently acted for both purchasers and sellers on a number of the top-tier commercial property deals in Guernsey. Co-head Paul Nettleship and Jason Green (‘responsive, diligent, commercially minded‘) apply their transactional expertise to a range of mandates, while also advising tenants on leasing negotiations, most notably in the hotel sector. Elsewhere in the hospitality sector, the firm advised a premier pub and brewery chain on ownership changes. Co-head Michael Morris and senior associate Donald Millar — cited as ‘a leader in residential property knowledge‘ by one client — advise financial institutions on property development financing transactions.