Jim Edmondson set to join Mourant Ozannes’ international trusts and private client practice
Jim Edmondson will join Mourant Ozannes’ international trusts and private client practice as a consultant based in London and will lead the practice from 1 September 2014 when current head, Douglas Close, steps down after three years in the post.
Edmondson, who was until May 2013 head of Farrer & Co’s private client practice and joint senior partner, and who has acted in a consultancy role for that firm since then, will join Mourant Ozannes with effect from 1 May 2014.
Mourant Ozannes’ international trusts and private client practice is an integrated global team of advisers, litigators and draftsmen, advising on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey, from offices in each of these jurisdictions as well as in Hong Kong and London.
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