Property Law Partner | Solicitor
Paul joined the property team at Viberts in October 2020. He has extensive knowledge and experience of Jersey commercial property transactions.
Paul specialises in all aspects of property with an emphasis on the commercial market having advised on local commercial property acquisitions, retail and office leases, property development and lending during the past 25 years.
He acts for investors, developers, landlords and tenants and has worked on the structuring of the legal documentation for some of the largest recent developments in Jersey including Westmount and Metropole.
Previous clients have included Le Masurier, RBSI, Investec, Andium, Dandara, Dunelm and Boots.
When he is not spending time with his three sons Paul attends the gym, practices Bikram yoga plays golf and still finds time to support the Pilgrims (Plymouth Argyle).
Paul is recognised as a 'Recommended Lawyer' by the Legal 500 UK 2023 edition.
Paul Harben is super friendly and reliable, very experienced and a true commercial real estate specialist.
Legal 500 2023
Paul Harben joined the Viberts team in 2020 and has taken a lead role in developing complex commercial development agreements for our company. His skills are particularly suited to the large scale property developments we are seeking to deliver. Clear and definitive advice is received quickly and efficiently. A real pleasure to deal with.
Legal 500 2022
I have developed an exceptional level of trust in the partner Paul Harben.
Legal 500 2023
He is very sensible, commercial in his approach, and good to deal with.
A real go-getter and high-quality property lawyer who is very passionate about what he does.
- English Solicitor - 1993
- Jersey Solicitor - 1997
- Notary Public - waiting to be sworn in Barrister* * non-practising
- Band 3 ‘Leader in their field’ - Chambers 2021
- The Property team Paul previously led was recognised by the Legal 500 and Chambers as Tier 1 – whilst on an individual level Legal 500 identified him as a ‘Leading Individual’.
Memberships & Organisaitons
- Law Society of Jersey
- Chair of the Jersey Law Society Conveyancing Sub-Committee
- Member of the Family Nursing & Home Care Committee