Julie Melia

Jersey

Ogier
44 Esplanade
St Helier, Jersey
JE4 9WG

Tel: +44 1534 514110
Fax: +44 1534 514444

Email: julie.melia@ogier.com
Web: www.ogier.com

Julie is a Partner in Ogier’s Property Law Group and is head of Ogier’s Probate and Estates practice.

Julie has specialised in Jersey property encompassing commercial acquisitions and leases, residential development schemes and planning issues, mergers and acquisitions, property finance and residential purchases and sales for over 18 years.

Julie is also head of Ogier’s Probate and Estates practice, assisting Jersey based clients with the administration of Jersey estates and international clients where Jersey assets form part of a wider estate, together with the registration of Court of Protection Orders and Worldwide Affidavits, curatorships and tutelles.

Julie is a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, the Law Society of Jersey and the Institute of Directors and is a past Chair of Jersey Business.

Recent experience includes:

  • Advised the Public/Ports of Jersey in pre-let and lease transactions of major new Cargo Centre, and in connection with a leasing structure created to facilitate the financing of the Arrivals Terminal and taxiway.
  • Represents the Parish of St Helier on compulsory purchase, development, legal and title issues, sales, leases and purchases.
The administration of a family member’s personal estate can be a daunting process. Added to that, non-Jersey clients need specialist guidance to satisfy the requirements of Jersey law.

With an acute understanding of the needs of private individuals and their advisers at what can be a difficult time, we focus on providing a direct and efficient service.

We assist Jersey based clients with the administration of Jersey estates and international clients where Jersey assets form part of a wider estate. We also deal with the registration of Court of Protection Orders and Worldwide Affidavits.

If any of the topics or related services listed below are of interest, the Jersey team offers presentations to firms and groups as well as a free initial consultation to individuals. Please contact a member of the Jersey Probate and Estates team for further information.

Ogier provides legal advice on BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Jersey and Luxembourg law. Our network of locations also includes Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo.

Legal services for the corporate and financial sectors form the core of our business, principally in the areas of banking and finance, corporate and commercial, investment funds, dispute resolution, private equity and private wealth. We also have strong practices in the areas of employee benefits and incentives, employment law, regulatory, restructuring and insolvency and property.

We have the knowledge and expertise to handle the most demanding and complex transactions and provide expert, efficient and cost effective services to all our clients. Our commercial understanding and experience of working with leading financial institutions, professional advisers and regulatory bodies enable us to add real value to our clients’ businesses.

“Julie is hailed as one of the best in Jersey. If it hadn’t been for her we would not have got such a successful result. She is responsive, approachable and knowledgeable and does not give anything away.”
Chambers & Partners