Advocate Mark Renouf

Advocate Mark Renouf JerseyAdvocate Mark Renouf is a Consultant with Noirmont.

Mark qualified as an English barrister in 1994 before joining Mourant, then qualifying as a Jersey Advocate with Carey Olsen in 2001 along with Natalie.  In 2005, Mark founded Jersey law firm Hanson Renouf, which merged to become BCR Law in 2015.  He joined Noirmont in 2019.  He has over 20 years’ experience as a litigator.

  • A specialist litigator in all areas of Jersey litigation, with particular experience in Trusts litigation and noted for his appearances in some of the most high profile and landmark Jersey trust cases.
  • A specialist in competition and matters.
  • 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 8 years.

He has appeared in many of the leading trust cases to come before the Island’s courts.  These include the very well-known case of Mubarik v Mubarak, 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).


What the Directories Say
 All the following directory quotes are derived from confidential interviews with clients:

Mark has “a deep understanding of Jersey trust law with strong practical abilities as a determined litigator. He gives sound advice that looks to the whole of the client’s needs and follows through on it” – Chambers & Partners 2019.

“He is very bright and tenacious and very good at working with a team.” – Chambers & Partners 2018.

Mark Renouf handles significant professional discipline, competition law and trust cases, including one concerning if assets placed in a Jersey foundation could be attacked by a claimant ex-spouse in Australian family law proceedings. – Legal 500, 2017. 

Mark is commended as a “very active and innovative litigator” by impressed observers, who reveal that he is a “partner with whom you can have a good working relationship.”

“Passionate and enthusiastic” Legal 500, 2016.

“Mark is a well respected expert in the field of enforcement of foreign judgments against trusts and can be relied on for prompt and well reasoned advice.”

Chambers & Partners 2016 (Offshore – Dispute Resolution)

Mark is a well respected expert in the field of enforcement of foreign judgments against trusts and can be relied on for prompt and well reasoned advice. – Chambers & Partners, 2014

Mark Renouf is praised by one client as a “walking encyclopaedia on the law relating to trusts in the Channel Islands.” Another states that “he takes considered views, is very calm and careful and does not rush to conclusions.”

Mark’s contentious work and case history