Managing Partner: Paul Christopher
Number of partners worldwide: 60
Number of lawyers worldwide: 200+
Mourant is a leading offshore law firm with expertise in Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Jersey and Guernsey law. The firm has offices in these key offshore jurisdictions as well as London and Hong Kong. Through Mourant Governance Services it also delivers a complementary range of fiduciary, administration and governance services. The firm employs over 500 people worldwide, including 60 partners and more than 200 lawyers, and boast the largest litigation practice offshore.
Banking & Finance
International Trusts & Private Client
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Regulatory & Governance
Restructuring & Insolvency
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm delivers partner-led advice on complex, multi-jurisdictional and often high profile transactions and disputes for clients looking for depth of expertise and a range of resources across Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North America. Mourant operates as one borderless firm, bringing its collective insights to each of its clients wherever in the world they have a presence. The firm’s highly-rated team of lawyers and other professionals based in Hong Kong have significant experience across the leading offshore jurisdictions, spanning banking, private equity, funds, corporate and litigation and restructuring and insolvency. It has one of the largest offshore finance practices in the region, advising 45 out of the world’s top 50 banks.
■M&A Deal of the Year (Midsize): ALB Hong Kong Awards (I Squared Capital’s acquisition of Hutchison Global Communications) 2018
■Offshore Firm of the Year 2017: Chambers Europe
■Restructuring Deal of the Year: IFLR Asia Awards (Kaisa Group Restructuring) 2017
■Best Offshore Law Firm – Client Service: HFMWeek US Hedge Fund Services Awards 2016
■Best Offshore Law Firm - Client Service: HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards 2015 & 2016
■Best Offshore Law Firm: Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015
Clients include many of the world’s leading financial institutions, corporations, public organisations, private equity houses and investment funds, as well as ultra-high-net-worth individuals and family offices. The firm routinely works in partnership with the most prestigious international legal and accountancy firms. The firm works with all of the world’s top 30 largest law firms, 90% of the world’s top 50 banks and 72% of the top 25 private equity houses.
Mourant believes passionately in having a shared ambition; a strong sense of common purpose, where every member of the global team is clear about its goals and the role they can play in helping to achieve them. Making the move to Mourant means you’ll join a firm that’s connected across a number of major global jurisdictions, and be involved in complex, often high-profile, international work. The firm recruits bright and energetic people who want to move their career to a higher level. If you’re seeking a challenging career, to know how to build good relationships and to understand the importance of exceptional client service, Mourant provides you with structured career progression and personal development opportunities, helping make you the best that you can be.