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Work Department

Banking and Finance


Jon has particular experience advising on equity capital markets transactions including IPOs, bond issues and cash boxes. He advises numerous FTSE-100, FTSE-250 and NASDAQ Jersey incorporated companies, including Glencore plc, Shire plc and Mimecast Limited. Some of his recent work highlights include advising Mimecast Limited on its NASDAQ IPO, advising Heritage Oil plc on its takeover by way of scheme of arrangement and advising Glencore plc on its IPO and subsequent merger with Xstrata. Legal 500 UK, 2016 recommends Jon in Corporate and Commercial.


Jon qualified as a Scottish Solicitor and Notary Public in 2005 and joined Mourant Ozannes in 2007.

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Capital markets

At Mourant‘s ‘dependable and responsive’ capital markets practice, Robert Hickling handles heavyweight debt issuances by island entities, Eurobonds, the launch of exchange-traded funds and securitisations. Paul Martin also handles high-yield work, and group partner Jon Woolrich, on top of his practice in other areas, heads the firm’s listing arm and is particularly active in listing REITs on TISE. Capital markets specialist Amy Demetriou was elected to the partnership in February 2020. Gareth Rigby heads the firm’s broader corporate and finance team.

Jersey > Corporate and commercial

(Next Generation Partners)

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At Mourant, practice head Gareth Rigby‘s workload has included private equity and UK real estate deals (some of which concern social care), with James Hill also active in similar areas, with a number of mandates coming from real estate funds. Mark Chambers‘ practice has included locally critical deals of late, and Robert Hickling is notable for heavyweight deals structured as schemes of arrangement. Paul Martin has relationships with several leading asset managers and Jon Woolrich, who straddles the corporate and finance space, is one of several partners active for firm trophy client CVC. Iain Millar and Neil McCarroll are key counsels in the team.

Jersey > Banking and finance

Mourant has a finance practice that covers a full spectrum of work across types of lending and different participants in the marketplace. Gareth Rigby  and James Hill both handle key real estate work, with Rigby also advising key names in private equity. Mark Chambers is active in fund finance on both the borrower and lender side. Robert Hickling is also active in the fund finance space, including advising some hedge funds, as is Paul Martin. Jon Woolrich has a broad practice financing all matters of assets from securitisations to private equity deals. Simon Gould is a notable name for financial services regulation, as is 2020 partner promotion Sarah Huelin. Iain Millar , James Daniel and Neil McCarroll are key counsels.