"Mourant Ozannes is undoubtedly a
first choice firm."

Legal 500

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"Their service is second to none."

Chambers & Partners

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"The work they produced was outstanding."

International Financial Law Review

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Offshore Law Firm of the Year

Chambers Europe Awards 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009

Mourant Ozannes

Buying, selling or leasing property in Jersey?

Visit our dedicated Property website.

Mourant Ozannes' highly skilled and experienced Jersey property law team is focused on providing you with expert residential and commercial property advice and a truly personal service.

We enjoy strong relationships with Jersey agents and intermediaries to ensure a smooth and efficient transaction. We pride ourselves on our speed of response as well as our technical expertise and will work tirelessly on your behalf, keeping you fully informed at every stage of your transaction.

As one of the largest property law teams in Jersey, we have the strength, depth and experience you can rely on to assist you with all of your  property needs.

Together, the Mourant Ozannes commercial property teams in Jersey and Guernsey form a pan-island team, the first such truly integrated team offering commercial property legal advice across the Channel Islands.


We advise on all aspects of residential property and development work including buying and selling houses and apartments, leases, financing, building contracts and option agreements. We also have specialist expertise in planning, housing, relocation and regulatory advice, as well as property litigation and insolvency.

Our residential clients are serviced by a large team of conveyancers and lawyers who have many years of experience in the Jersey property market.


We advise landlords, tenants, developers, lenders and property vendors, investors and purchasers on all aspects of commercial property transactions including sales, purchases and leases, preliminary agreements of lease, financing, building contracts, development agreements, appointments, collateral warranties and construction documents. We also have specialist expertise in planning, housing, relocation and regulatory advice, GST and Jersey Property taxation, property litigation and insolvency.

Our integrated pan-island commercial property team offers our clients operating in Jersey and Guernsey many unique benefits. We offer our clients a seamless and efficient service with a consistency of approach and one main point of contact. We are also able to give unbiased jurisdictional comparisons and respond genuinely to our clients' business needs throughout the Channel Islands. 

Our Expertise

  • Sales and Purchases of Residential and Commercial Property
  • Drafting and Negotiating Leases and Licences
  • Construction Agreements and Collateral Warranties
  • Preliminary Agreements of Sale and Pre-letting Agreements
  • Option Agreements
  • Buying and Selling Businesses, Drafting and Negotiating Property Warranties
  • Property Due Diligence
  • Property Financing for Lenders and Borrowers
  • Planning, Development and Environmental Issues
  • Housing, Relocation and related Regulatory advice
  • Title Issues, Restrictive Covenants and Servitudes
  • Property Restructuring and Taxation
  • Actions relating to Jersey Property, Insolvency, Guarantees, Dilapidations


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