Mourant Ozannes advises more funds across the Channel Islands than any other law firm, according to independent figures in the latest Jersey and Guernsey fund encyclopaedias.

Published annually by Lipper, a Thomson Reuters research company, the research shows that Mourant Ozannes is the clear market leader throughout the Channel Islands when combining the total number of funds under legal advice in Jersey and Guernsey. Mourant Ozannes advises almost 500 more funds than the second placed law firm.

The research indicates that, in Jersey, Mourant Ozannes is legal adviser to almost half of all funds under legal advice, and twice that of the next placed law firm. This is the eleventh year in succession the firm has remained in the top spot.

Jonathan Rigby, Managing Partner, Mourant Ozannes, commented:

"This clearly shows that Mourant Ozannes is the law firm of choice for funds advice in the Channel Islands."

Ben Robins, Partner and Head of Funds at Mourant Ozannes, added:

"We are delighted to once again top the research findings. To lead these independent rankings for the number of funds under legal advice throughout the Channel Islands is testament to the strength-in-depth and industry knowledge of our funds teams in both Jersey and Guernsey."

Mourant Ozannes recently unveiled its new brand identity following the merger of Mourant du Feu & Jeune and Ozannes earlier this year, which created the third largest law firm offshore and the biggest in the Channel Islands by partner numbers. ENDS