Peter Bertram


Peter has been in practice for more than 30 years and is one of Jersey’s foremost property lawyers. His clients include many major property developers and lending institutions and he has acted on a number of high profile property developments. As one of the most senior commercial property lawyers practising in Jersey, his experience is wide ranging and virtually unmatched covering all property matters. His expertise extends to acting for lenders securing charges against immovable property in the Island.

  • Advocate - Jersey
  • 'Leader in their field' - Chambers UK, Europe and Global 2017
  • 'Leading individual' - Legal 500 2016
  • He is certainly very experienced and knowledgeable on the more abstruse areas of Jersey property law.
    Chambers 2016
  • Really knows the details of conveyancing law.
    Legal 500 2015
  • Attracts praise for his commercial sense and knowledge of the market.
    Legal 500 2014
Bedell Cristin advises on the £15m acquisition of The Jersey Royal Potato Company

Bedell Cristin's Jersey corporate team has advised LSE AIM listed company, Produce Investments plc on its successful acquisition of The Jersey Royal Potato Company, one of the main suppliers of the iconic Jersey potato, for a total cost of £15m.

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Jersey planning department revamps application advice service
Property 25 Oct 2013 Jersey

The two most frequent requests in recent times for change directed by the construction industry to the Planning Department at South Hill have been for the introduction of a planning appeals system based on the planning merits to an independent body and for ...

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A chilling end for R22 – But will you catch a cold?
Private Client 17 May 2013 Jersey

1 January 2015 will be a key date in many forthcoming disputes between landlords and tenants as to who is to bear the cost of replacing air conditioning systems.

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Bedell Cristin appoints partner in Property Law Team
Relocating to Jersey 19 Feb 2013 Jersey

Bedell Cristin has strengthened its Commercial Property Law Team by the recruitment of Peter Bertram, one of Jersey’s foremost property lawyers.

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Property: Your first tentative steps...
Articles | 02 Jul 2013

Your first house purchase is one of the biggest and most exciting steps you will take in your life and it is a step made easier if you plan carefully and take good advice, Peter Bertram writes - published in Gallery magazine - July 2013.

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Property: Solving that penthouse poser
Articles | 03 Jun 2013

Peter Bertram, property team partner, explains the evolution of law covering the sale of flats - published in the JEP Homelife supplement - June 2013.

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