Jon Le Rossignol > Walkers > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Banking & Finance


Jon Le Rossignol is a Group Partner* in Walkers’ Jersey office specialising in the financing of real estate and private equity holding structures established in Jersey, and in advising on the non-contentious restructuring of such structures.

Having previously practiced with a Magic Circle firm in London and Hong Kong, he has more than a decade’s experience advising both borrower and lender side on the full life-cycle of Banking and Finance matters.

Jon’s clients include RE and PE sponsors as well as global financial institutions and debt funds.

Admitted In:
Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (not practising)

*not admitted in Jersey and not a member of Walkers (Jersey) LLP


Prior to joining Walkers, Jon worked in the Global Restructuring Group of Allen & Overy, in both London and Hong Kong.

He worked for Allen & Overy through the 2008 financial crisis, and also undertook a six-month secondment to the firm’s Milan office.

Jon also worked for another leading offshore law firm for five years before joining Walkers at the start of 2019.


Member of the Law Society of England and Wales.


Master of Law, Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, UK
Diploma in Legal Practice, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Banking and finance

The practice at Walkers advises major international banks and private equity houses on a range of financing arrangements, with particular strength in advising both lenders and buyers on real estate transactions. Beyond this, the firm offers assistance with secured, leveraged acquisition and fund finance, restructuring and Sharia-compliant transactions. Nigel Weston leads the team with a practice which spans the full banking and finance spectrum. Alexandra Corner advises on real estate and funds financing, while Jon Le Rossignol specialises in the financing and restructuring of real estate and private equity holding structures. Senior counsel Elaine Kelly supports clients with matters of general senior and mezzanine secured lending, and acquisition and development finance where Jersey structures are involved. Tristan Maultby is noted for his expertise in Islamic and real estate finance. Senior counsel Christine Fox, who joined from Collas Crill in September 2022, advises on cross-border transactions involving JPUTs, while senior associate Melissa Hellio, who arrived in the same month from Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, handles fund financing arrangements.