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Mourant lawyers named 'female leaders'

Mourant lawyers named 'female leaders'

Wednesday 04 May 2022

Mourant lawyers named 'female leaders'

Wednesday 04 May 2022

Mourant has had three Channel Island lawyers recognised by IFLR1000 for having outstanding transactional reputations and consistently leading on complex, novel or innovative deals.

IFLR1000 Women Leaders is an elite ranking category reserved for the most prominent female lawyers across the world, run by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR).

IFLR1000's research team analyses thousands of research submissions, conducts thousands of interviews with law firm partners, and surveys tens of thousands of clients to determine IFLR1000's Women Leaders.

The three lawyers who have joined the exclusive group are:

Felicia De Laat, Head of Jersey Funds


Ms De Laat is Head of the Jersey Funds practice and specialises in the structuring, formation, regulation and governance of collective investment funds, with a particular focus on private equity and property funds.

Frances Watson, Partner in Guernsey Corporate Practice


Ms Watson is a Partner in the Guernsey Corporate practice, with more than 20 years' experience covering a wide variety of corporate and commercial matters, finance, investment funds, insurance, listings, regulatory advice and restructurings.

Helen Wyatt, Partner in Guernsey Corporate Practice


Ms Wyatt is a Partner in the Guernsey Corporate practice with broad commercial and corporate law experience and particular expertise in financial services regulatory matters.

Mourant Global Managing Partner, Jonathan Rigby, said: "These accolades are a great achievement that recognise our long-standing commitment to diversity and the individual achievements of some of our truly excellent exceptionally talented women lawyers.”

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