Justin Harvey-hills > Mourant > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Mourant
22 GRENVILLE STREET
ST HELIER
JE4 8PX
Jersey

Work Department

Litigation, financial services and regulatory, international trusts and private client.

Position

A partner at Mourant Ozannes, Justin specialises in banking, financial services, corporate and trusts litigation. He has particular experience of investment and employee fraud, asset recovery, anti-money laundering legislation, regulatory investigations and trust disputes. What the directories say: Justin is ‘a smart litigator’ (Legal 500, 2013); peers rate the Jersey lawyer as ‘a really solid, intelligent practitioner’ (Chambers UK, 2013).

Career

Trained Linklaters, London, qualified as an English solicitor 1997 (currently non-practising); six years with Simmons & Simmons, London; Jersey advocate 2006; partner at Mourant Ozannes 2010; accredited mediator.

Education

Exeter University (law); University of Aix-en-Provence (law).

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Justin Harvey-HillsMourant

Mourant‘s ‘dedicated and sharp’ disputes practice, headed by Bruce Lincoln, covers a broad range of range of commercial litigation and trusts cases. Jonathan Speck handles some of the most complex trust cases, as well as novel professional negligence matters, while Justin Harvey-Hills‘ work includes trust cases, including a number of challenging appeals, as well as involvement in tax-related litigation such as the Larsen case, and is also active in a number of insolvency matters. Stephen Alexander is active in complex commercial disputes, and is also involved in the advocacy elements of court schemes of arrangement. February 2020 partner promotion Mathew Cook  is active in regulatory work.  Katie Hooper, who returned to the firm from Guildhall Chambers in Bristol, and Luke Olivier are names to note at counsel level.

Jersey > Dispute resolution > Regulatory and white-collar crime

In February 2020 Mourant promoted Mathew Cook, a contentious regulatory specialist to the partnership. His work includes matters such as prosecutions of banks for intermeddling (dissipating an estate before a grant of probate), as well as work concerning asset freezes for parties including trustees. Justin Harvey-Hills works with Cook on litigation concerning tax information exchange agreements. In addition Simon Gould and Sarah Huelin (the latter promoted to the partnership at the same time as Cook), handle a range of non-contentious and semi-contentious work including concerning proposed enforcement action.