Skip to main content Skip to accessibility
This website is not compatible with your web browser. You should install a newer browser. If you live in Jersey and need help upgrading call the States of Jersey web team on 440099.
Government of

Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Law Officer biographies

HM Attorney General

Mark Temple QC

Mark Temple KC (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 KC (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.

Back to top
rating button