Jonathan Rigby

Jonathan Rigby

Global Managing Partner


I’m currently Global Managing Partner, having been elected in 2008, 2012, 2016 and re-elected in 2020. In this role, I chair the Management Committee and am responsible for implementing the firm's strategy.

I joined Mourant Ozannes in 1998 and was admitted as a Partner in 2003. Between 2003 and 2006, I was Head of the London office and led it through a period of significant growth to become one of the largest offshore practices in the City.

My experience includes leading the firm through the largest merger of offshore law firms, opening new offices in the Caribbean and Asia, and establishing complementary businesses and services lines.

I also have extensive experience advising financial institutions, corporates and intermediaries on capital markets, structured finance and investment fund transactions.

Prior to joining Mourant Ozannes, I was a banking lawyer at CMS Cameron McKenna in London.

Professional qualifications

  • Meyler Campbell, The Leader Programme, 2017
  • Harvard Business School, Leading Professional Services Firms, 2016
  • Advocate, Jersey, 2000
  • Solicitor, England, 1997 (currently non-practising)
  • Called to the English Bar, 1995
  • Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers


  • The Institute of Directors
  • The Chartered Institute of Bankers
  • The International Bar Association
  • The English Law Society of England and Wales
  • The Jersey Law Society
  • The English Bar Association

What the directories say

Jonathan has been named as a Leading Lawyer in IFLR's guide to the world's leading structured finance and securitisation lawyers.

Legal 500 has highlighted Jonathan as a key banking partner.

Chambers UK has described Jonathan as 'having mastered the law on capital markets and listings'.

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