Mr Jean-Marie Renouf > Seymour Law LLP > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Seymour Law LLP
18 Hill Street
St Helier

Work Department

Commercial Litigation, Trusts (contentious and non-contentious), Employment Law




Jean-Marie was called to the English bar in 2005 (as a major scholar and prize winner of the Middle Temple) and subsequently qualified in Jersey in 2010.  He previously worked for one of the major offshore law firms (latterly in London), before returning to Jersey and assisting in the establishment of new firm, Hanson Renouf.  He was made a partner of that firm in 2013 and then of BCR Law upon their subsequent merger.

Jean-Marie was a co-founding partner of Seymour Law LLP in 2019 and brings over 20 years’ of legal experience.


He practises as a commercial litigator, dealing primarily with trust disputes, collective investments and company litigation, applications for injunctive relief, and contractual disputes. He also deals with professional negligence matters, cross-border insolvency and probate cases, and regulatory/financial services matters. Jean Marie also specialises in Employment Law and acts for both institutional and individual employers and employees in all aspects of this field, including complex multi-jurisdiction employment disputes and Jersey law contracts for employees seconded to other countries from Jersey.


French, Spanish


Honourable Society of the Middle Temple (called to English bar in 2005)
Law Society of Jersey (called to Jersey bar in 2010)
Employment Lawyers’ Association (Jersey Branch)
Two term committee member of Jersey Consumer Council


University of Birmingham – LLB (Hons)
Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV – Certificat de Droit Francais
BPP Law School, London – Bar Vocational Course.


Family, shooting, track motorcycles

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Employment

(Leading individuals)

Jean-Marie RenoufSeymour Law LLP

Clients praise the ‘personal service‘ offered by Seymour Law LLP, which has significant expertise in advising high-level employees and business stakeholders on exits. In addition, key partner Jean-Marie Renouf  provides day-to-day employment advice to regulated businesses operating in Jersey.

Jersey > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution

Seymour Law LLP brings together expertise in dispute resolution, employment, trust and regulatory issues, predominantly assisting professional trustees and beneficiaries in contentious trust cases. The team is led by seasoned advocate Mark Renouf, who has experience in trust disputes involving high-profile divorce proceedings. Jean-Marie Renouf  is also recommended for his advocacy.