The history of Mourant Ozannes can be traced back over 170 years
through the founding firms in our island jurisdictions. This rich
heritage and the long tradition of client service have led to the
values which underpin the
success of Mourant Ozannes today.
Over the years our lawyers have been at the forefront of many
significant developments in the offshore legal market.
2012 - Mourant Ozannes opens an office in the
2012 - Mourant Ozannes moves in to a flagship
office at the Camana Bay development to accommodate the significant
growth of the Cayman Islands practice.
2012 - Mourant Ozannes opens an office in Hong
2010 - Mourant du Feu & Jeune and Ozannes
merge to form Mourant Ozannes.
2010 - Mourant Group sells Mourant
International Finance Administration to State Street, Mourant
Private Wealth to RBC and Mourant Equity Compensation Solutions to
HBOS. Mourant du Feu & Jeune remains as an independent law
2009 - Mourant is a founder member of the IFC
2009 - Mourant Group becomes the largest legal
and fiduciary services provider with over 1200 staff in offices in
the Cayman Islands, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, Guernsey, Jersey,
London, Luxembourg, New York, San Francisco and Singapore.
2007 - Mourant du Feu & Jeune merges with
Cayman Islands law firm Quin & Hampson.
2006 - Mourant du Feu & Jeune opens an
office in Guernsey.
2005 - Ozannes opens an office in Jersey.
2004 - Mourant du Feu & Jeune opens an
office in the Cayman Islands.
2000 - Mourant du Feu & Jeune opens an
office in London.
1998 - Ozanne van Leuven Perrot & Evans
shortens its name to Ozannes.
1992 - Law firm Quin & Hampson is founded
in the Cayman Islands by Charles Quin and Graham Hampson.
1982 - Rupert Evans joins the practice of Percy
J Ozanne, Roger Perrot and Nik van Leuven and the firm becomes
known as Ozanne van Leuven Perrot & Evans.
1971 - Nik van Leuven joins the practice of
Percy J Ozanne and the firm becomes known as Ozanne van Leuven.
1970s - Mourant du Feu & Jeune establishes
trusts and corporate services departments, which later evolve into
Mourant Private Wealth, Mourant Equity Compensation Solutions and
Mourant International Finance Administration.
1947 - Law firm Mourant du Feu & Jeune is
founded in St Helier, Jersey by Helier Mourant, Clifford du Feu and
1914 - J W Ozanne becomes a clerk and
subsequently an Ecrivan of the Royal Court of Guernsey.
1842 - Ecrivan J C Le Mottée begins practising
as a Notary Public in St Peter Port, Guernsey. Le Mottée's practice
is subsequently ceded to J W Ozanne.