Mourant Ozannes and Ogier have both hired lawyers from each other to enhance their Jersey fund teams.

Mourant Ozannes has hired partner Tim Morgan, while Ogier brought onboard managing associate Matthew Shaxson who joins as a partner.

Morgan had previously worked at Taylor Wessing in London and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.

Ben Robins head of funds at Mourant Ozannes said of his firm's hire: "At the heart of our success as the leading funds practice in Jersey is the strength of our team and the people we recruit. Tim brings with him a wealth of experience and his expertise in the field is very widely acknowledged."