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LOCAL BUSINESS SERVICES


Direct contact, fixed fees and experience

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LOCAL BUSINESS SERVICES


Direct contact, fixed fees and experience

 

WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?

  • We have recruited the best of the best, expertise tailored to your business and delivered in a clear way. 
  • We don't have expensive offices, a trust or fund administration company or offices in other countries to distract us. 
  • We just advise on Jersey law matters.  Our management and decision-making is in Jersey. 
  • We prefer fixed fees.
  • We want to develop a long-term relationship with our local business clients.
 
 
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SHAREHOLDER AND PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENTS

We can advise on all of the contracts and arrangements for the ownership of your business.  Having good, correct agreements avoids disputes or problems in the future.


PROPERTY MATTERS

Pinel Advocates has a very experienced property team, with decades of experience in Jersey commercial property work.  We can advise on leases, acquisitions, rent reviews, dilapidation issues and any other matters.

Advocate Peter Bertram, formerly Head of Property at Ogier and Bedell, joined to lead the team in 2018.


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Business sales and purchases

The team at Pinel Advocates have wide ranging experience of acquisitions, sales and mergers. We have provided advice to local and international businesses and can deal with all associated regulatory, tax and governmental matters.


EMPLOYMENT

Pinel Advocates' employment team can advise on both existing and new employment contracts, staff handbooks, policies and procedures, redundancy and compromise agreements.

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DATA PROTECTION

We can assist you with all elements of preparation required to make your business ‘GDPR-ready’ including in relation to data audit, privacy notices, terms and conditions, policies and procedures and staff training.


RESTRUCTURING AND INVESTMENT

We can assist you with restructuring of your business or any investment, lending and security requirements.  We can advise on business sales and acquisitions, employee share options, owners leaving or coming into the business.

Pinel Advocates' investment business, Piper Bailey, can look at investment opportunities and 'sweat equity' arrangements.

Our Local Business Team


Our Local Business Team


  Advocate Andrew Pinel, Partner   Andrew established Pinel Advocates and therefore as well as being able to advise on Jersey legal matters, knows what is involved in running a business.  He aims to add value, not only through accurate legal advice, but by adding a practical and pragmatic approach.

Advocate Andrew Pinel, Partner

Andrew established Pinel Advocates and therefore as well as being able to advise on Jersey legal matters, knows what is involved in running a business.  He aims to add value, not only through accurate legal advice, but by adding a practical and pragmatic approach.

  Advocate Peter Bertram, Consultant   Peter is one of Jersey's most experienced property lawyers, with 38 years of experience and having been head of property at Ogier and Bedell Cristin.  He has advised on some of the largest property transactions in the island.

Advocate Peter Bertram, Consultant

Peter is one of Jersey's most experienced property lawyers, with 38 years of experience and having been head of property at Ogier and Bedell Cristin.  He has advised on some of the largest property transactions in the island.

  David Yetman, Senior Associate   David regularly advises local business on a range or corporate and commercial matters, including shareholder agreements and business sales and acquisitions.  He has a very loyal client following.

David Yetman, Senior Associate

David regularly advises local business on a range or corporate and commercial matters, including shareholder agreements and business sales and acquisitions.  He has a very loyal client following.

 
  Kate Hamilton, Associate   Kate practised as a commercial property lawyer for 12 years before undertaking a little more corporate and commercial work.  The blend of her property and business experience is valuable to clients.

Kate Hamilton, Associate

Kate practised as a commercial property lawyer for 12 years before undertaking a little more corporate and commercial work.  The blend of her property and business experience is valuable to clients.

  Roisin Hocking, Legal Assistant   Roisin joined Pinel Advocates from Mourant and brings employment law experience to the Local Business Team.  She also deals with corporate and commercial matters, as well as wills and probate.

Roisin Hocking, Legal Assistant

Roisin joined Pinel Advocates from Mourant and brings employment law experience to the Local Business Team.  She also deals with corporate and commercial matters, as well as wills and probate.

  Adam Diamond, Legal Assistant   Adam assists with all aspects of the Local Business offering, working alongside David Yetman.  He works on shareholder agreements and documents for companies and partnerships.

Adam Diamond, Legal Assistant

Adam assists with all aspects of the Local Business offering, working alongside David Yetman.  He works on shareholder agreements and documents for companies and partnerships.

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