Hiren B. Mistry

Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey

Barrister of England & Wales

Hiren B. Mistry

Hiren is the founder and Principal at Mistry Law, he holds a practicing certificate in Jersey as an Advocate of the Royal Court and he also retains his Barrister’s practicing certificate. 

Hiren has more than 15 years’ experience dealing with both non-contentious and contentious areas of Trust and Commercial law.  He previously practiced as a Barrister in London and has worked in a law firm in Prague, Czech Republic.  Since moving to Jersey, he has held Senior Associate positions in a number of renowned Jersey law firms as well as Legal Counsel for the Channel Islands for an international trust company.  He was also a Visiting Lecturer at De Montfort University, where he taught on the Company Law LL.M programme.

Hiren’s litigation practice is broad and includes trust and estate disputes, shareholder and other corporate disputes, and insolvency.  Hiren regularly acts for HNWI, Trustees, Beneficiaries and Company Directors. 

Hiren also acts in an advisory capacity for corporate trustees and companies.  His experience in industry gives Hiren a competitive edge, as his advice is commercially driven. 

Hiren has an approachable style and is commercial and practical in his approach to his advice and has been involved in a number of high profile cases in Jersey over the years, including in the Court of Appeal. 

Recent Cases

  • Acted for a beneficiary in one of Jersey’s largest ongoing trust disputes (which has an appeal in the Privy Council), and obtained a Court settlement for the client in the tens of millions of pounds. 
  • Verga v Nedbank Private Wealth Ltd [2019] JRC 51 (the Master of the Royal Court clarified absolute privlileged)
  • Representation of Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees SA [2018] JRC 131 (invalid removal of a trustee)
  • D v Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees SA [2018] JRC 132 (appeal against the Greffier’s decision on costs)
  • Tchenguiz v Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees SA [2017] JRC 178A (declaration regarding the valid appointment of co-trustees)
  • Hong Kong Foods Ltd & others v Robin Hood Curry House & others [2017] JRC 82 (Court of Appeal case dealing with an application for an extension of time)

Education

  • Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey (called 2016)
  • Barrister of England & Wales (practicing) (called 2002)
  • LL.M (Commercial & Corporate), University College London, University of London (2001)
  • LL.B (Hons) (Dunelm), Univeristy College, University of Durham (2000)

Appointments & Memberships

  • Member of the Police Authority, Jersey
  • Overseas Member of the Chancery Bar Association

Contact Hiren

Direct Dial: +44 (0)1534842000

Mobile: +44 (0)7829851209

Email: hirenmistry@mistrylaw.je