Mark Chambers > Mourant > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Mourant
22 GRENVILLE STREET
ST HELIER
JE4 8PX
Jersey

Work Department

Banking and finance, corporate, funds, insolvency and restructuring.

Position

Mark specialises in banking, corporate, commercial, structured finance and investment funds. His practice has focused particularly on structured and project finance, corporate acquisitions, mergers, investments funds and private equity. Highlight deals: Mark is advising a local funds service business in relation to a major regulatory review/investigation. He advised the Black Sea Property Fund Ltd in respect of general restructuring, rationalisation of management function and conversion to ‘listed fund’ status. What the directories say: “Mark Chambers has ‘broad knowledge’,” (Legal 500 2013). ‘Commercial and problem-solving’ (Legal 500 2010). Clients say the two-partner team ‘looks outside the box on funds and gets its teeth into complex structures’ (The Legal 500).

Career

Called to the English Bar (currently non-practising) 1996; practised in London; moved to Jersey 1998; sworn in as a Jersey advocate 2001; joined Mourant Ozannes 2007.

Memberships

Jersey Funds Association – legal and technical committee.

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Banking and finance

Mourant handles the full range of financing transactions, including Islamic and fund finance, areas of particular growth for the group in 2021. Augmenting the transactional practice is a strong financial services regulatory team, where Simon Gould  and Sarah Huelin take the lead. Counsel James Daniel is building a strong finance practice and has significant experience advising borrowers and lenders. Mark Chambers  is the name to note for fund finance. Heading the team is Gareth Rigby , who focuses on real estate finance, with a specialism in Jersey property unit trust structures.