Jane Needham

Senior Associate

Jane is a Jersey-qualified solicitor with over 15 years' experience advising on Jersey property matters.

Jane advises clients on commercial and residential sales and purchases, commercial leases and property finance matters. Jane has a particular expertise in advising institutional and private lenders in the recovery of distressed assets.

  • Solicitor - Jersey
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB Hons)
Areas of expertise
  • Thank you for your hard work (especially the issues at the end) and for helping us get our first steps onto the property ladder. We really appreciate you explaining everything to us
    Client of Bedell Cristin
  • Thank you so much for all your hard work and help
    Client of Bedell Cristin
  • I would just like to say a massive thank you for all your hard work and effort in getting us in our new home and Tracy for walking us over and helping us in Court! You guys have been amazing and we really appreciate you making it as simple as it was to complete.
    Client of Bedell Cristin
Changes introduced to residential lettings in Jersey
Residential Property Property 20 Dec 2018 Jersey

There has been a landslide shift in Jersey over the past five years in landlords’ obligations towards their tenants. The States have stepped in to regulate what had previously been perceived to be a sector that was open to abuse.

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Major overhaul of mortgage security in Jersey
Property 16 Feb 2018 Jersey

The States of Jersey have passed a law to make major changes to the registration of mortgages (known locally as hypothecs) in Jersey.

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Bedell Cristin associate sworn in as a Jersey Solicitor
Property Wills & Probate 22 Nov 2017 Jersey

Jane Needham from Bedell Cristin was recently sworn in at Jersey's Royal Court.

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Bedell Cristin bolsters property team through series of appointments and promotions

Bedell Cristin has bolstered its property team in Jersey through the appointment of Jeff O’Boyle as a Senior Associate and Priya Jobanputra as an Associate.

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Bedell Cristin appoints new Partner in London and makes nine other promotions across the Group
04 Sep 2017 Jersey London Guernsey

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Covid-19: The suspension of landlords' eviction rights in Jersey
Briefings | 26 Mar 2020

In light of the more stringent restrictions and forced business closures introduced by the UK government on 23 March, the States of Jersey are considering a hardening of their anti-coronavirus measures to stop the spread amongst Jersey's population.

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Buying a commercial investment property in Jersey
Briefings | 13 Jun 2018

Purchasing an investment property can be a complex and complicated undertaking. We have put together an overview of the process and some key issues to consider at the outset.

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Purchasing freehold property in Jersey - the basics
Briefings | 19 Apr 2018

Jersey's conveyancing system is unique, complex and, at times, confusing. Therefore, in order to guide you through the various steps of the legal process, we have prepared a simple guide to purchasing freehold property in Jersey.

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Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) Law 2012
Briefings | 01 Oct 2013

This briefing note provides a summary of the key provisions of the Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) Law 2012 (the "Law"). The Law has been devised to establish a registration process for Jersey residents and to provide for the control of both work and ...

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Jersey residential property - a guide to letting
Briefings | 18 Apr 2013

Letting residential property may seem like an easy source of income, but it can also be a legal and practical minefield. If there are disagreements between you and your tenants, it can quickly become a drain on your time and resources. The best way to avoi...

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Selling a property in Jersey
Briefings | 21 Oct 2010

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Borrowing on the security of a Jersey property
Briefings | 27 May 2010

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Purchasing share transfer property in Jersey
Briefings | 25 Feb 2010

When you buy a unit in or a whole property by share transfer, you are in fact purchasing shares in a company. If you are buying a unit, the articles of association of the company give you the right to occupy the unit.

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Purchasing flying freehold property in Jersey
Briefings | 25 Feb 2010

When you buy a unit in a property by flying freehold, the land and buildings are owned by an association which is governed by a declaration of co-ownership. Sometimes, there are further regulations made by the co-owners under a power in the declaration. Yo...

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Purchasing unrestricted property in Jersey
Briefings | 07 Jan 2009

While the Island of Jersey has strict regulations in relation to granting residency status, it is possible to purchase what is known as "unrestricted property". In essence, this is property that does not fall within the ambit of the Housing (Jersey) Law 19...

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