Leading offshore legal and governance services firm Mourant has announced 40 promotions globally*, with 60% of these in the Guernsey and Jersey offices.

Locally the firm has promoted eight people in the legal practice, 13 in affiliated business, Mourant Governance Services and three in Business Services, with 66% women. The promotions are effective 1 May 2021.

Mourant Global Managing Partner, Jonathan Rigby, said: “The diversity of talent that we see in these promotions across our business, including our growing governance services team where we’ve promoted more individuals in our Guernsey and Jersey teams than ever before, is testament to our continued commitment to diversity and the professional growth of all our people.

“These individuals have been recognised for their strong technical skills, commercial judgement, distinct global perspective and ability to build trusted relationships with our clients and their advisers, something that has been more important than ever over the past 12 months. I congratulate all of them on their achievement and wish them every success in the next stage of their career.”

Mourant currently employs around 500 people and has won three major legal industry awards in the last six months, after being named Offshore Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Europe and Offshore Law Firm of the Year at both the Lawyer Awards and the Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards.

*Six promotions are currently subject to immigration approval