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Mourant Ozannes

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Mourant Ozannes, Tim Morgan, St Helier, JERSEY

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Tim Morgan

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Mourant Ozannes

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Investment Funds, Corporate and Finance, Restructuring


Partner in our Jersey office


My practice focuses on investment funds (listed and non-listed) and related corporate, finance and restructuring issues.

I advise fund promoters, investors, boards, regulators and service providers across a variety of asset classes including real estate, private equity, hedge and liquid securities.

I trained with Taylor Wessing in London as a corporate lawyer and, following a period at PwC Legal in London, spent three years in the M&A team at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Throughout this period, I worked on an extensive mix of public and private M&A in sectors including industrials, oil & gas and hospitality, with a particular focus on private equity sponsored deals.

I regularly chair and speak at industry conferences.


  • Committee member of the Jersey Funds Association and as Vice Chairman have sat on a number of regulatory and law reform working groups connected with Jersey products, including listed funds, hedge funds and private equity funds, as well as AIFMD and other aspects of Jersey's international relationships.


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Tim Morgan - Mourant Ozannes

Within: Investment funds

At Mourant Ozannes, the investment fund lawyers ‘are exceptional and a real pleasure to work with’, and the ‘commercial and responsive’ team has ‘a deep bench that is unparalleled in Jersey’, according to one client. In recent highlights, team head Felicia de Laat advised CVC on the launch of its seventh flagship fund for private equity investment in Europe and North America, and Ben Robins oversaw Henderson Park’s establishment of its new European real estate investment platform and a number of subsequent acquisitions. Alistair Horn ‘is entirely focused on the client’s needs and getting the project done’; he recently led the advice to Google with regard to its high-value investment in Medicxi’s new fund dedicated to investment in European biotechnology companies. Tim Morgan acts for promoters, investors, regulators and service providers across a wide range of class assets. The team recently bolstered its junior ranks with the arrival of three associates from onshore firms and one from Ogier. Also notable are Daniel Birtwistle, who is ‘an excellent funds lawyer who provides sensible commercial advice in an easily digestible manner’, Mark Chambers and senior associate Matthew Satchell.

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