Seymour Law LLP

18 Hill Street, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands, Great Britain, JE4 5EY

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Mark Renouf

Partner specialising in litigation, trusts, contentious probate, professional negligence (in particular related to building and construction), regulatory (including competition law) and contractual disputes.

Cases Summary

He has appeared in many of the leading trust cases to come before the Island’s courts. These include the well-known case of Mubarik v Mubarak, regarding enforcement against Jersey trusts, in which the Jersey Court of Appeal praised Mark for his “… ability to respond … with clarity, precision and thoroughness”.

Other leading Jersey trust cases he has appeared in includes Re Freiburg (leading case on Protectors); Re Sesemann (Leading case re Rectification of trusts) and many others.


Mark is one of the named authors of Jordans’ ‘Unlocking Matrimonial Assets on Divorce’ and regularly writes articles for professional legal publications including ‘Trusts and Trustees’, ‘International Family Law’, and ‘Family Law’.

Career & Memberships

He has over 25 years’ experience as a litigator. Called to the English bar (1994), Jersey bar (2001). Formerly with Mourant and Carey Olsen, in 2005, Mark founded Hanson Renouf, which merged to become Benest Corbett Renouf (now BCR Law) in 2015. He co-founded Seymour Law LLP in 2019.

Member of the Institute of Directors since 2003 and the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists since 2006.

He has been listed as a leading individual in his field by the Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and other legal directories for at least 15 years.


telephone: +44 (0)1534 679530