Mourant du Feu & Jeune partner and trusts and foundations specialist, Giles Corbin, has been selected as one of the top 50 private client advisors by Private Client Practitioner, a leading industry journal. The top 50 advisers were selected from the UK, Crown dependencies and all British overseas territories. It was compiled following a peer nomination and selection process.

Private Client Practitioner describes the nominees as “the ones who shape the profession and are at the forefront of innovation and new ideas designed to bring the best service to clients”.

Jonathan Rigby, Managing Partner of Mourant du Feu & Jeune, commented: “Giles leads our Trusts and Foundations practice and this accolade is testament to the market leading work of our team of lawyers in this area. We are extremely pleased that this recognition comes from clients and other professionals who have endorsed Mourant du Feu & Jeune as one of the world’s leading law firms offshore for advising on private client matters."

Giles Corbin, who is on Jersey’s Amendment No. 5 Trusts Law working group and the Foundations Law working group, commented: "I am delighted to have been recognised in this way by such a prestigious publication and I am pleased to play a small part in maintaining Jersey’s profile as a leading international financial centre."

Mourant du Feu & Jeune is a leading offshore law firm. Its specialist Trusts and Foundations practice area, which covers contentious and non-contentious work, includes some of the most highly respected lawyers in Jersey, Guernsey and Cayman.

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Editor's Notes
Steve Meiklejohn of Ogier was the only other Jersey lawyer named by the publication.

Sale of Mourant International Finance Administration: Mourant has signed an agreement to sell Mourant International Finance Administration (MIFA) to State Street. MIFA is the division of Mourant which handles fund and company administration. The partners of Mourant du Feu & Jeune will now be focusing exclusively on developing the Mourant legal practice, building on our position as one of the world's leading law firms offshore.

Mourant du Feu & Jeune is one of the world’s leading offshore law firms. Operating from offices in Cayman, Guernsey, Jersey and London, we specialise in providing offshore legal services to the world's leading financial institutions, corporations, fund promoters and high net worth individuals.

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