Chantal Barrett

Chantal Barrett


As Counsel in our Guernsey Litigation team, I am a highly experienced Advocate with a broad-based commercial litigation practice.

A litigator with 20 years of experience, I practiced at Beachcroft (now DAC Beachcroft) as an English Solicitor and as a Guernsey Advocate with Mourant Ozannes since 2010.

I have a broad-based commercial disputes practice with a particular expertise in regulatory, trust and insurance law including Disciplinary & Regulatory proceedings for legal and financial professionals, Contentious Trust, D&O policy coverage disputes and Insurance Litigation

Professional qualifications

  • Called to the Guernsey Bar, 2010
  • Certificat d'Etudes Juridiques Francaises et Normandes, Université de Caen, 2009
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court, England and Wales, 2001 (currently non-practising)

Work highlights

  • Helmot v Simon – Privy Council appeal relating to discount rates

  • Advised on high-value claim to recover unpaid commission fees relating to investment funds
  • Acted in judicial review proceedings for an airline challenging a decision of the Transport Licensing Authority
  • Advises and appears in Court in relation to insurance transfer schemes under Guernsey's equivalent to Part VII of the UK's Financial Services and Markets Act (FSMA)

What the directories say

"Technically excellent", "Next Generation Lawyer" - Legal 500 2018
"Rising Star" - Legal 500 2019
"Rising Star" & "Next Generation Partner" - Dispute Resolution and Insurance - Legal 500 2020

Read more about Chantal Barrett

Chambers & Partners


Recent publication | 12 June 2017

Insured risks litigation in the Channel Islands


Recent publication | 29 March 2017

Its My Privilege Or is it