Rory Forrest

Rory Forrest

Governance Services

Deputy General Counsel


I am Deputy General Counsel for Mourant Governance Services.

I have responsibility for legal issues affecting our business and also act as company secretary for a number of our in-house companies. My main areas of interest are company and contract law and all aspects of corporate governance.

I previously worked for our Finance and Corporate practice in Jersey advising public and private companies, funds, lenders and borrowers on a range of corporate and finance matters including M&A, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and high-value finance transactions I also have experience in real estate financing matters and debt listings on The International Stock Exchange.

I joined Mourant Ozannes in November 2015.

Professional qualifications

  • ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk (with Distinction)

  • Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey
  • LLM in Legal Practice and LPC, University in Law
  • LLB (First Class Honours), University of the West of England
  • ICSA Certificate in Offshore Finance and Administration



  • Law Society of Jersey

  • Associate Member of the International Compliance Association
  • Student Member of ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute


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