Mike Goulborn

Mike Goulborn

Mike Goulborn

Senior Associate

Mike Goulborn

Areas of Practice

Mike Goulborn’s expertise includes trust and contentious probate disputes (he represented two of the plaintiffs in the Alhamrani litigation, which remains Jersey’s longest-running civil trial), and he also has experience of a wide range of contractual and commercial disputes, regulatory investigations, compliance and connected non-contentious advice.

Professional Experience

Mike qualified in the City of London, working with the forerunners of global U.S. firms Reed Smith and K&L Gates before moving to Jersey, where he gained invaluable experience with leading offshore firms Ogier and Carey Olsen. Mike also spent some time outside legal practice as a director of an independent Jersey-based trust and corporate service provider.

Bar Admissions

  • Bermuda Bar 2023
  • Notary Public 2023
  • Solicitor, Superior Courts of England and Wales, 1992
  • Advocate, Royal Court of Jersey, 2004 (non-practising)


  • University of Cambridge BA (Law) 1989, MA 1993
  • College of Law (Chancery Lane) Law Society Finals (1990)


  • Citywealth Leaders List – Contentious Trusts
  • Chancery Bar Association (overseas member)