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Felicia specialises in collective investment funds with a particular focus on private equity  and property funds, and has acted for a number of the firm’s clients in this area including Ardian, CVC Capital Partners, Schroders,, Aviva Investors and Legal & General. Highlight deals: Advising CVC Capital Partners from a Jersey law perspective in connection with the establishment of CVC Asia Fund IV and the CVC Growth Fund, advising Ardian from a Jersey law perspective in connection with the establishment and activities of their investment funds managed from Jersey including the establishment of AXA Secondary Fund VI, advising on the original establishment of a €1 billion plus managed account investing in real estate debt securities and advising Aviva on the establishment of the Aviva Investors Real Estate Recovery II Fund and the subsequent sale of 100% of the interests held by investors in that fund to a third party buyer.


Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia in January 2000 and as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in September 2005 (currently non-practising in both jurisdictions); joined Mourant Ozannes in 2005, partner of Mourant Ozannes LP in 2010.

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Jersey > Investment funds

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Mourant is active across the Jersey funds space, advising on all alternative and private capital fund asset classes, including more recently crypto and digital asset funds. The team provides an integrated legal and regulatory service, augmented by its colleagues in the finance, corporate, litigation, employment and data protection departments, and able to draw on the firm’s standalone consultancy arm Mourant Consulting. Felicia De Laat  heads the Jersey practice, taking the lead in the firm’s relationships with tentpole clients CVC, Schroders and Arrow Capital. Ben Robins is the global investment funds practice leader. Alistair Horn has vast experience in the establishment and launch of open and closed-ended investment funds and structures, and is also an expert in restructuring an the financing of investment structures. He also leads the firm’s cryptocurrency fund offering. Daniel Birtwistle  is also a key member of the team. Making partner in February 2022, Alex Henderson has a broad practice spanning the establishment and regulation of investment structures, with a focus on private equity, real estate, venture, and debt funds.