Property Law

The property team at Benest & Syvret is highly respected by clients and professional colleagues alike.


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“Throughout my property transaction everyone was friendly and attentive and I was given good advice when I needed it.”

Property Law

The property team at Benest & Syvret is highly respected by clients and professional colleagues alike. All members of the team have in depth expertise which they combine with a practical problem solving approach to all property transactions.

They are ready to assist you in achieving an early and successful outcome to any proposed transaction.

A property sale or purchase is invariably one of the most significant transactions that any individual or business can enter in to. A responsive and practical approach from your legal advisers is vital.

Call today to obtain further details of our services and our competitive fixed price structure. For residential purchasers we also provide our detailed guide to property purchase in Jersey as part of our On the Move Pack which sets out all the information that a Jersey property purchaser would require.


"I would like to say a big thank you for your work and support and understanding dealing with this case at an incredibly difficult time for me" – Litigation client


"Philip Syvret provided an excellent service and advice and the team was friendly, helpful and efficient" – Litigation client


"Many thanks for all your help with this mater, you have been very supportive and helpful." – Family Client

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Whatever your circumstances and whatever the property it is reassuring to know you have one of Jersey’s most experienced conveyancing firms on your side.

We provide a straightforward expert Jersey conveyancing service at a fixed cost with no hidden extras.

Whether you are buying for the first time or investing in commercial property our efficient, professional and approachable team are ready to assist you.

Our property team does not just excel in buying and selling property in Jersey. We also advise on enhancing or realising development value, boundary disputes and landlord and tenant issues.


With one of the most experienced conveyancing teams in the Island we are well placed to help you with the purchase of your new house. Whether you are buying your first home or relocating to the Island we can assist with all aspects of the purchase and mortgaging arrangements. We can also advise on residential status and co-habitation agreements


We represent many of the Island’s leading developers and building firms who value our advice on all aspects of commercial property development. We have acted in some of the largest residential property developments in Jersey. We can advise on all aspects of commercial property transactions including conditional pre purchase agreements, option agreements, planning appeals and financing together with commercial leases and guarantee arrangements.


Our property team is highly experienced in assisting high value residents in relocating to Jersey. Together with our team of associated professionals we can provide advice on acquisition of residential property in Jersey as well as the submission of high value residency applications. We have a concierge team of trusted tax advisors, architects, bankers and estate agents who will guide you through the process of obtaining the necessary permits to take up a residency in Jersey.

Contact Philip Syvret, the head of our property team, who would be pleased to discuss the range of bespoke services available to high net worth residents seeking to relocate to Jersey.


The Island’s regulations relating to persons entitled to buy or occupy property are complex and often need considered advice. We have an in-depth knowledge of the relevant rules and can advise in relation to applications for residential status.


Find out more about the stamp duty by using the Stamp Duty Calculator


Download our Selling Property in Jersey guide


Download our Buying Property in Jersey guide

Key Contacts.



Nina has over has over twenty years’ experience in the legal profession in Jersey. She was sworn in as an Advocate…

Philip Syvret

Philip Syvret

After obtaining his Law degree from the University of London, Philip was admitted as a Solicitor of the Royal Court…

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Robin Gilmour

Robin Gilmour has been a conveyancer within the Jersey property market for over 30 years. Robin has gained in depth…

Abigail Watkins

Abigail Watkins

Abigail started her legal career with a firm of Solicitors in Loughborough, dealing mainly with residential and…

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