Collas Crill has announced the appointment of Gavin Renault as head of conveyancing within its Jersey office.
The appointment comes as Collas Crill looks to build on a strong 2018 performance, which saw the team involved in a significant proportion of Jersey’s major commercial property deals.
Gavin brings extensive local knowledge to the team and is widely respected in the Jersey property market for his development work and commercial and residential property expertise. He has over 40 years’ experience in Jersey property law and consistently comes recommended in the legal directories.
Gavin has managed numerous property teams over the last three decades, acting for both buyers and sellers of residential and commercial properties, and has extensive experience of dealing with development transactions as well as acting for borrowers and lenders alike.
He joins a highly experienced team, currently ranked tier one by Legal 500. Two of the team’s three partners feature in Legal 500 as ‘Leading Individuals’, with the third listed as a ‘Next Generation Lawyer’.
Martin Le Boutillier, partner and head of the Jersey property team, said: “Gavin’s appointment at Collas Crill helps cements the firm’s position as the go-to property team in Jersey. He joins a team of three dedicated property partners and a strong conveyancing team and will add to the wealth of experience within the property department. Gavin is very well known locally and will help the department grow in its core strategic areas.”
Gavin Renault, head of conveyancing, said: “I’m delighted to be joining the property team. Collas Crill already has an established reputation as a leading player within the property sector and I’m looking forward to applying my experience to build on that success and drive the team forward.”
The property team works across the whole spectrum of commercial property and boasts significant expertise in complex development structures, high-value pre-let and lettings, large investments and funding transactions. Its client base includes many major retailers, developers, banks and corporates in the Jersey and onshore markets.