Matthew Guthrie > Mourant > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile

Mourant
ROYAL CHAMBERS
ST JULIAN'S AVENUE
ST PETER PORT
GY1 4HP
Guernsey

Position

International Trusts & Private Client.

Career

Matthew heads the international trust and private client team at Mourant Ozannes in Guernsey. He provides Guernsey law advice on wealth structuring and asset protection through trusts and other vehicles to trust companies, international families and high net worth individuals. Matthew also advises on all Guernsey law aspects of international pension schemes, employee benefit trusts and share option schemes for multi-national corporations.

Prior to joining Mourant Ozannes he worked in the Private Client department of Taylor Wessing LLP in London.

Memberships

Matthew is a member of STEP.

Education

Matthew holds a degree in history from Cambridge University. He completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course and was admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales in 2008 (currently non-practising).

Matt obtained his Certificat d’Etudes Juridiques Françaises et Normandes from the Université de Caen Basse-Normandie in France in December 2013 and was called to the Guernsey Bar in February 2014.

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Private client, trusts and tax

(Leading individuals)

Matthew GuthrieMourant

Mourant works seamlessly with its global presence to offer an international-focussed service to an expansive client roster of private client, trust companies and multinational financial services companies. Practice head Matthew Guthrie and Mark Torode handle non-contentious matters including the establishment of significant trust, foundation and underlying corporate structures, multi-jurisdictional restructuring exercises and the sale of businesses held within trust structures. The team has further expertise in developing, maintaining and winding-up pension schemes and employee-benefit trusts, and can call upon a strong disputes team for trust litigation. Senior associates Catherine Moore and Chris Duncan play a significant role in a substantial list of non-contentious and contentious issues respectively.