This sector continues to evolve and ownership structures and fund provisions are becomingly increasingly complex. Our property team has extensive experience in advising on significant property transactions in both Guernsey and Jersey. Our clients include major lenders, institutional investors such as pension funds, private equity and real estate funds, blue chip retailers and property developers.
We are able to draw upon the wide ranging expertise across the firm ensuring clients benefit from a multi-disciplinary but equally seamless service. This is particularly useful in respect to the growing necessity to source and develop tax-efficient vehicles. In addition to core property services, our expertise also extends to matters relating to planning, regulation, licensing and construction law.
The department shows strength in depth, knowledge and experience.Chambers 2016
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As a tenant of commercial premises, you hope that it will never happen to you, but what are your rights and obligations if your premises have been damaged or destroyed by fire, flood or another insured risk?
The property market in the Channel Islands has remained remarkably buoyant throughout the recent global recession and resulting economic turbulence. Jersey remains a popular investment location for landlords who benefit from a less prescriptive statutory fr...
The use of heavy machinery used in cutting hedges is killing species and destroying biodiversity, therefore campaigners have lobbied to have the law changed.
We have advised The Royal Bank of Scotland International Limited in relation to real estate finance facilities made available to Ravenscroft Private Investment Fund Limited.
If you are a tenant of commercial premises there may be a point where circumstances change and you want to move out. Whether your business has simply out-grown its current premises or the business is not performing as you had hoped, your options are essent...
The UK’s departure from the EU continues to monopolise both media headlines and parliament time, and yet the implications of Brexit remain notoriously unpredictable. In the meantime, a trial has been making its way through the English courts which has the p...
We are once again attending EXPO Real, the International Trade Fair for Commercial Property and Investment taking place in Munich from 8-10 October 2018.
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.
Bedell Cristin's leading commercial property team in Jersey has advised on the purchase of the new landmark Next Department Store. The store has recently been redeveloped, having previously formed part of De Gruchy's Department Store, which is a landmark Je...
Bedell Cristin is a finalist in two categories of the prestigious STEP Private Client Awards 2017/18.
Specialist teams from Bedell Cristin's property and corporate departments in Jersey have completed the sale of Liberation House and Windward House on the Jersey waterfront.
Jersey's tax regime in commercial property transactions follows a similar structure to that in England and Wales. Nevertheless, the Jersey system has a number of particular quirks.
Jersey property unit trusts (or "JPUTs") are a well-established and popular choice as an offshore investment holding vehicle for real estate. Changes to the taxation of gains on UK property held by non-resident investors have generated renewed interest in ...
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.