Gareth Rigby

'He is responsive and uses his experience and expertise to provide clear, practical advice'

— Chambers UK, 2016

Gareth Rigby

Partner

Overview

I joined Mourant Ozannes in 1998 and was admitted as a partner in 2006. I'm currently Head of the Mourant Ozannes (Jersey) LLP Finance and Corporate practice. I led the firm's London office from 2008 to 2010.

I have a broad corporate (including mergers and acquisitions, joint venture work and restructuring) and banking/finance (including real estate finance and fund finance) practice. I've worked on a number of high-profile transactions involving Jersey property unit trusts.

Before studying law, I worked in banking for seven years.

Professional qualifications

  • Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers
  • Called to the English Bar, 1998 (currently non-practising)
  • Called to the Jersey Bar as an Advocate, July 2001

Memberships

  • The Jersey Law Society

What the directories say

‘Gareth Rigby: a go-to Jersey lawyer for finance.’, Legal 500, 2022

'He is very proactive and demonstrates a great degree of commerciality.', Chambers and Partners UK, 2021.

Gareth is listed as 'highly regarded' in IFLR1000 2020 and is in the Legal 500 2020 'Hall of Fame.'

Described by Chambers UK, 2019 as 'always impressive'.

Legal 500, 2017, lists Gareth as a Leading Lawyer for Banking and Finance.

'Gareth Rigby 'has a lot of experience in relation to real estate holding structures. He is responsive and uses his experience and expertise to provide clear, practical advice',' Chambers UK, 2016.

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