'Highly organised and focused'
I’m an investment fund specialist, based in our Jersey office.
I’ve worked in the funds and trust industry since 1997. Prior to joining Mourant Ozannes, I was a senior lawyer at Australia's largest investment fund manager, advising on areas of trust law, superannuation and managed investments for some of Australia's leading investment funds. I also have four years of commercial funds administration experience.
My practice focuses on real estate, private equity and venture capital funds, as well as private joint venture arrangements.
I regularly advise global fund promoters, joint ventures and international service providers across a variety of asset classes with a particular focus on overseas pension and sovereign fund investors investing into Europe.
"He is extremely responsive, collegiate and has a deep understanding of client needs." Chambers and Partners UK, 2021.
"Joel is a standout - his advice is technically sound and commercially oriented," while another adds that he "will not stop until the client has achieved exactly what they want and need." – Chambers & Partners 2020
IFLR1000 UK 2020 state, "Joel is practical, responsive and always helpful." and that, "Joel builds an excellent rapport with his clients, which is underpinned by good commercial legal advice, strong project management skills and the ability to call upon a strong team."
'Clients praise Joel Hernandez for his strong technical understanding.' Chambers Global, 2019.
Joel Hernandez offers "a good blend of technical strength, commercial pragmatism and clear communication, "according to clients in Chambers Global, 2019.
According to Chambers Global, 2018: 'Clients praise Joel Hernandez for his strong technical understanding. He advises asset managers and investment banks on a full range of transactions.'
Joel is listed as a Ranked Lawyer in Chambers Global, 2018.
Ranked as a Leading Lawyer in IFLR 1000, 2018
Who's Who Legal lists Joel as a recommended expert in their 2018 Private Funds Directory.
Joel is Recommended in Investment Funds, Legal 500 UK, 2018.
Described as 'highly organised and focused on helping to get transactions closed successfully for clients' in Chambers UK, 2017, and is also listed as a Ranked Lawyer.
'Joel Hernandez is 'very user-friendly, responsive and commercial',' says Chambers UK, 2016.
'Sources note that Joel Hernandez 'is friendly and technical, which is a good combination',' Chambers UK, 2015. Joel is ranked in Investment Funds.
'Joel Hernandez is user-friendly and approachable', Legal 500 UK, 2015. Joel is Recommended in Investment Funds.
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