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Law Officer biographies

HM Attorney General

Mark Temple QC

Mark Temple QC (sworn in 9 March 2020). 

Mr Temple was educated at King’s College School, London, and Cambridge University. 

Working in the City of London he qualified as an English Solicitor in 1994 and as a Solicitor Advocate of the High Court of England and Wales in 2002 before moving to Jersey 2003. 

He is an accredited mediator and qualified as a Jersey Advocate in 2005.

He was a partner in private practice in Jersey specialising in litigation and dispute resolution from 2007 -2015.

Mr Temple was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2015 and served as Her Majesty’s Solicitor General to the Island of Jersey from August 2015 to March 2020.

Mr Temple was sworn in as Her Majesty’s Attorney General for the Island of Jersey on 9 March 2020.

HM Solicitor General

HM Solicitor General

Matthew Jowitt QC (sworn in 1 May 2020)

Mr Jowitt was educated at Montsaye School, Rothwell, Northamptonshire, and Oxford University.

He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1994 and practised as a barrister in London chambers before moving to Jersey in 2004.

He qualified as a Jersey Advocate in 2006 and was appointed a Crown Advocate at the same time.

Mr Jowitt was sworn in as Her Majesty’s Solicitor General for the Island of Jersey on 1 May 2020.

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