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John Le Tissier



"Has an encyclopaedic knowledge of Guernsey property law."

Legal 500

"Very good on detail."

Legal 500

"Phenomenally intelligent."

Chambers UK

"A depth of experience in conveyancing matters which is probably unequalled in Guernsey."

Chambers UK

"I have always had confidence in the advice given by John."

Chambers UK



John is counsel in the property team with significant experience of both residential and commercial property transactions across Guernsey, Alderney and Sark, including in construction, leases and secured financing. John also provides advice and in-depth analysis of property related issues directly to major corporate clients as well as in-house to the corporate, fiduciary and litigation teams and undertakes applications to the courts in respect of various orders to deal with inheritance, guardianships, trespass and like property matters. John was lecturer for students sitting the Guernsey Bar Exams from 2013 to 2018 and was appointed as an adjunct professor for property law in advance of the changes to the Guernsey Bar examinations in 2019 and continues in that role reviewing and editing the Bar teaching manual in each academic year and assisting in the delivery of teaching to Bar students.


John was employed for many years as a conveyancer and then senior conveyancer with Carey Olsen and was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales at Middle Temple in 2009 and admitted as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey in 2011. John became a senior associate in 2012 and Counsel in 2022.

Awards and accolades


John is ranked as an 'Associate to Watch' by Chambers and Partners.

John Le Tissier Chambers UK 2024