Bio

Tim Hart is a consultant within the Property department in Jersey. He qualified in 1996 and became a partner in 2000. In July 2020, Tim became a consultant.

His experience covers all aspects of Jersey-based commercial property work. This includes property development, commercial leases, acquisitions and disposals, secured lending, corporate transactions and general property law advice.

Most recently Tim was praised by Chambers UK 2017 as having a standout reputation and maintaining a wide-ranging practice that incorporates leasing, M&A and financing matters. The team was also highlighted as “a capable and efficient team.” Chambers UK 2016 recognised Tim once again as being a ´Notable Practitioner´ with clients saying “he is extremely efficient and fast to respond to queries.” He was named as a ´Leader in his Field´ by Chambers UK 2015 and as being both “attentive and approachable.” In Chambers Europe 2014 sources note that Tim “is certainly the name to mention in the market and should not be underestimated”. Clients appreciate his effective communication and interpersonal skills, as well as his “commercial approach, excellent drafting skills and inside market knowledge”. Chambers Europe 2011 described him as “extremely capable and a pleasure to work with.”

Legal 500 UK 2016 named Tim as a ´Leading Individual´ and commended Tim´s team in commercial property for being “very good on all fronts” and that he is a “very strong” practice group head. He was described by Legal 500 UK 2013 as being “at the top of his game.”

He is a member of the Law Society of Jersey and serves on its Conveyancing Sub-Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Examiners for the Jersey Advocates and Solicitors examinations and is one of the commissioners of the Jersey Law Commission.

Tim also speaks French.

 

Expertise:

 

Recent experience includes:

  • Advising on the Jersey property aspects of a number of substantial banking reorganisations
  • Acting for established client Dandara in relation to the financing of several high profile office developments in St Helier
  • Acting for Berkshire Capital General Partner Limited on the sale of the former Kleinwort Benson offices in St Helier to a developer for a substantial residential scheme
  • Acting for the owners of St Helier’s exclusive Royal Yacht Hotel in a £29 million refinancing deal with Santander and AGF Insurance

 

Education:

 

  • University of Oxford (England)

“[Tim] is certainly the name to mention in the market and should not be underestimated.”

Chambers Europe

Updates

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Publications

23 Apr 2020 |

COVID-19 – Signing of Wills in Jersey

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15 Apr 2020 |

COVID-19: Temporary amendment of residential tenancy legislation in Jersey

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4 Feb 2020 |

Asking the right questions

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4 Jul 2019 |

Lease – The Dangers of DIY

Like freehold conveyances, leases for terms of more than 9 years must be passed before the Royal Cou...

2 Jul 2019 |

Jersey Property Security and Costs – Good News for Lenders

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