Charles Le Maistre has joined Ogier's top-ranked Jersey property team as a senior conveyancer.

Charles – who has ten years' experience working in the property law group of another Island law firm – advises on residential and commercial acquisitions, high value residency, and transactions involving agricultural land.

He joins the team led by partner Jonathan Hughes which for the second year running has been named the only Jersey property team ranked in the top tier by the leading independent legal directory, Chambers UK.The guide describes the team as a "market-leading property team" with "notable expertise in planning, leasing and property investment".

Jonathan said: "We are delighted to welcome Charles to our growing team, he has a very strong reputation in the industry for responsiveness and technical excellence – two areas that are very important to us at Ogier. "Coming so soon after the arrival of senior associate Sarah Parish in the team, this is another targeted recruitment to strengthen and underline our position as the leaders in the local property, development and construction market."