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Parslows International lawyers | 020 3793 0345

Parslows International lawyers provide boutique internationally focused Trust, Corporate and Commercial law offering.  Our clients benefit from expertise and practical experience across the three jurisdictions of England, Ireland and Jersey, and our ethos is to ensure that the lead lawyer remains the principal client contact in all transactions, maintaining a hands-on role from commencement to completion.

Parslows market profile has grown impressively over the last six years, with the number of fee earners increasing fivefold over that period.  It now boasts a truly full service offering, having established client relationships which confirm it “punches above its weight” among its Jersey competitors.

The team

Parslows International lawyers are all lawyers with at least 15+ PQE with partner / senior level experience, qualified in English, Irish and/or Jersey law.

David Hill heads up Parslows International in London.

David, formerly a corporate & commercial partner at Howard Kennedy, and then Managing Partner and Head of Corporate at Burlingtons Legal, has a strong background in corporate and M&A work and has enabled the firm to strengthen and extend its relationships with clients and intermediaries, both in the UK and internationally, and to offer English law and cross-border transaction services.

Mason Birbeck heads up Parslows International in Jersey.

Mason, a Jersey Advocate, formerly a partner and head of fiduciary at Collas Crill, and before that at Bedell Cristin, brings considerable expertise to Trust, Foundation and Private client work together with corporate and commercial law, finance, pensions and employee incentive plans.

Alexis Colfer and Jennie Harrison have recently joined the Parslows International team in London.

Alexis practices both Irish law and English law, and, having worked in-house for multinationals and with over 20 years’ experience, has a strong commercial and business law practice.

Jennie is English law qualified and has over 15 years’ experience.  She was lead lawyer to Tesco’s Commercial Grocery Business and before that she headed the Company Commercial department at Debenhams Ottoway.

Notable transactions

Parslows International lawyers have been working closely with the Jersey Post group on the development of their international business. As well as advising on their investment into Parcel Monkey, a UK based parcel delivery service enabler and on two other UK acquisitions, Parslows International have also assisted in various other jurisdictions, with advice on acquisitions and investments in Miami, Estonia and Hong Kong.

The private client team have also had a busy year so far, ranging from establishment of a dynastic trust for an African based family, to the restructuring of a multi-jurisdictional trust and corporate structure. Moreover, the team was recently engaged by one of Jersey’s biggest retail businesses to advise on its transition of employees’ benefits from a defined benefit to a retirement annuity trust based scheme

Going forward

With the recent recruitment of new English and Irish lawyers and further growth plans, Parslows International looks forward to continuing to provide clients with quality, experienced and commercial legal advice, particularly in the English, Irish and Jersey jurisdictions, together with seamless cross-border services.

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