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Hanson Renouf is shortlisted for three Citywealth Awards

Boutique Law Firm of the Year We are very delighted to announce that Hanson Renouf has been shortlisted in the Citywealth IFC Awards as Boutique Law Firm of the Year. The Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards are now in their fifth year and were established to highlight the excellence of the advisors and managers in […]

Continued Expansion for Enhance With Announcement of New Singapore Opening

The Enhance Group, a Jersey-grown FinTech Company providing investment services and oversight, is opening a new base in Singapore in response to continued growth. The group’s expansion into Singapore is the latest stage in a period of extensive growth for the company, with new offices opened in London and The Cayman Islands in the past […]

Hawksford strengthens management team with four director appointments

Hawksford strengthens management team with four director appointments

Corporate, private client and funds business, Hawksford, has enhanced its management capabilities with four director promotions. Private client specialist Steve Carr joined Hawksford, formerly Rathbones, in 2000. As director he will be responsible for developing new products and services, growing the business in new jurisdictions and expanding the private client team. A member of the […]

PwC: Opportunities abound for the Channel Islands as global alternative assets predicted to reach $15.3 trillion by 2020

PwC: Opportunities abound for the Channel Islands as global alternative assets predicted to reach $15.3 trillion by 2020

A predicted rise of investment in alternative assets is expected to offer significant opportunities for Guernsey and Jersey, as premier locations for alternative asset funds and fund managers, in the coming years. According to ‘Alternative Asset Management in 2020: Fast Forward to Centre Stage’, a report just published by PwC, investments in alternatives could double […]

Appointments

Mourant Ozannes appoints Global Head of Knowledge Management

Leading international law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has appointed Catherine Cadman as Global Head of Knowledge Management, as part of its on-going strategy to deliver the very best client experience. Catherine joins Mourant Ozannes from Irwin Mitchell LLP, a Top 20 UK firm with a reputation for innovation in knowledge management. As well as leading the […]

Brian O’Mahoney appointed finance director and group chief operating officerat Ravenscroft

RAVENSCROFT has appointed a new finance director and group chief operating officer with more than 20 years’ experience in offshore finance. Brian O’Mahoneyhas built up a close relationship with the independent stockbroking and investment management firm in recent years. As former finance director at Legis he has worked alongside and reported to the principals at […]

EY promotes Wendy Martin to Partner

Wendy Martin has been promoted to partner of EYUK EMEIA. A specialist tax adviser, Mrs Martin joined EY in 2013 where as a member of the senior leadership team she has directed the firm’s corporate and international tax service offerings. She has an in-depth knowledge of US and UK FATCA and its application to businesses […]

Nautilus strengthens senior team with double appointment

Nautilus strengthens senior team with double appointment

Jersey headquartered trust company Nautilus has strengthened its senior team with two appointments. Experienced lawyer and trust practitioner Michael Goulborn has been appointed executive director and Peter Cheesley joins as head of business development. In his new role, Michael Goulborn will specialise in establishing and administering trust and fiduciary structures for high net worth individuals […]

Events

Youth Gaelic football tournament expands in its second year thanks to support from ABN AMRO Bank Jersey

Youth Gaelic football tournament expands in its second year thanks to support from ABN AMRO Bank Jersey

Over 100 youth Gaelic footballers from Jersey, Guernsey and France competed in the second annual Jersey Irish Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) ‘Youngstars’ tournament on Saturday 4th July. ABN AMRO Bank Jersey is the official sponsor of the Junior Jersey and Guernsey Irish GAA teams. As part of the sponsorship the private bank helped to cover […]

Virtual Currency Consultation: Digital Jersey Statement

We welcome the opening of the consultation process following the release today of the Government of Jersey’s consultation paper on the risks and regulation possibilities for virtual currencies. Virtual currencies are right at the intersection of the financial and digital sectors and is an area of significant development and investment within the overall Fintech space.  […]

Expert Venture Capitalist Leads Digital Jersey Seminar

Digital Jersey welcomes board member and venture capitalist Ivan Nikkhoo to present a free and interactive seminar, ‘How to Pitch to a Venture Capitalist’, at the Digital Jersey Hub on Monday, 20 July from 5:30pm. Everyone who has seen Dragons’ Den knows that making a winning pitch can be tough. While Dragons’ Den is TV […]

Free Personal Injury Information Sessions

FOLLOWING popular demand, the Personal Injury team at Hanson Renouf is running free Personal Injury information sessions monthly for the rest of 2015. The sessions will enable individuals to seek confidential legal information regarding Personal Injury matters from a qualified lawyer. Associate Alexandra Baker will be leading these sessions, a clinical negligence and personal injury […]

Editor's Choice

Dickinson Gleeson STEPS ahead as award finalist

Dickinson Gleeson has been shortlisted for the Boutique Firm of the Year award in the prestigious Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) Private Client awards for 2014/15. This category is open not only to law firms (whether in partnership or sole practice), but also to accountants and tax advisors, specialising in private client services. […]

Commonwealth Youth Parliament

The Jersey Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is seeking to identify one young person from the Island aged between 18 and 29 to attend the Sixth Commonwealth Youth Parliament which will be held in Mmabatho, North West Province, South Africa from 2nd to 8th November 2014. The overall goal of the Youth Parliament, […]

Co-operative Travelmaker shortlisted for prestigious travel agents’ award

Co-operative Travelmaker shortlisted for prestigious travel agents’ award

CO-OPERATIVE Travelmaker has been shortlisted from hundreds of entries across the UK for the prestigious 2014 Travel Trade Gazette Travel Awards. The company, which has been arranging travel for Channel Islanders for more than 40 years, is up for the TTG Travel Agency of the Year Award. With hundreds of entries, more than 36,000 agent […]

Careers Jersey are awarded Matrix accreditation

Careers Jersey are awarded Matrix accreditation

Careers Jersey are celebrating after being the first organisation in the Channel Islands to be awarded the prestigious Matrix Standard, a nationally recognised quality mark for organisations delivering information, advice and guidance services. The Matrix Standard is a challenging benchmark that measures the quality of services an organisation provides. It is also a key business […]

Community News

Co-operative Medical Care and Pharmacy Locale to move to new St Helier premises

Co-operative Medical Care will relocate its St Helier surgery to new premises later this year, offering patients a welcoming, modern and convenient medical environment. Bath Street Health Centre, which will also have an adjacent Pharmacy Locale, will open in the autumn. The practice, including De Faye’s Pharmacy which is owned by Pharmacy Locale, will relocate […]

Nautilus calls on Jersey trustees to encourage clients to support local charities

Nautilus calls on Jersey trustees to encourage clients to support local charities

Independent trust company Nautilus is calling on fellow Jersey trust businesses to encourage their clients to support local charities as part of their wealth management strategy. In the past two years, Nautilus has encouraged its international client base to support Jersey charities to the tune of almost £500,000. There could be a major impact on […]

CAP Safety in Action event to teach children about ‘terrors at teatime’

Hundreds of children, aged 9 and 10, will be learning about ‘terrors at teatime’ at this year’s Child Accident Prevention (CAP) Safety in Action event. Year five classes from 31 local primary schools will visit Highlands College between 6th and 14th July to take part in the established event, which teaches children about safety in […]

Radisson Blu launches #BluRoutes to help visitors make the most of Island

To enhance visitors’ experience of the Island, Radisson Blu has launched #BluRoutes, a series of running and cycling routes taking in many historic and beauty spots. Four initial routes that vary in length and difficulty have been launched, and hotel staff are devising further routes which are hosted on the popular sporting community and tracking […]

Charity News

Amazing stories of achievement from Collas Crill Island Walk

Amazing stories of achievement are being shared after the Collas Crill Island Walk in Jersey on Saturday 21 June. Carl Dacres was paralysed in a sporting accident in 2009. He learned to walk again, completed the London Marathon in 2011 and then decided to walk around Jersey in the Collas Crill Island Walk. He did […]

Over a million calories burned in Cycle Challenge Jersey

Cycle Challenge Jersey encouraged nearly 100 people to cycle for the first time in more than a year and in all participants clocked up an impressive 77,230 km and saved 15.6 tonnes of CO2, burning off more than 1.2 million calories, which is equivalent to cycling around the world nearly two times and burning off […]

Triathlon trio help Jersey children

Triathlon trio help Jersey children

Three friends are competing in this weekend’s Jersey Triathlon to raise money for the charity, Help a Jersey Child. Russell Davies, Darren Amy and the Solicitor General, Howard Sharp, will be swimming, cycling and running on Sunday to see which one crosses the finish line first. However, the rivalry is friendly and in a good […]

Get Behind Run4Men 2014!

Get Behind Run4Men 2014!

Run4Men will return for it’s fourth year in Jersey on 13th July 2014. The sporting challenge will bring together male participants to raise funds for research into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Run4Men was created in order to provide an event for men who wanted to take part in a similar event […]

Other News

Jersey Startup Launches Brand New Ethical Search Engine

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Digital Jersey welcomes the news that a brand new ethical search engine, Storm, from Jersey-based start-up Storm Technologies Ltd, has launched. The startup is headed up by CEO Kevin Taylor, formerly of security giant Symantec, he has over 25 years experience in the field of data protection and information privacy. Storm allows users to raise […]

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RAW CAPITAL PARTNERS LAUNCHES NEW MORTGAGE FUND

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey based, boutique asset management company, RAW Capital Partners, has launched its sixth Fund, an alternative lending Fund focussed on mortgage lending. The Fund aims to build upon the growing excitement about the P2P (Peer-to-Peer) lending space with a Fund that Tim Parkes, RAW’s lead Manager for this new Fund, describes as “Many-to-Many”. Parkes goes […]

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MourantOzannes advises on £138 million sale of Bizspace

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Leading offshore law firm,MourantOzannes, has advised the Bizspace group in connection with the £138 million sale of its assets and property portfolio to global alternative investment fund Värde Partners. Bizspace, which leases commercial units, offices, studios, industrial units and storage to hundreds of businesses, has a 6m square foot commercial property portfolio comprising of 97 […]

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MourantOzannes advises Invesco on £70 million sale of property assets to Kildare

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Leading offshore law firm, MourantOzannes, has advised Invesco Property Income Trust Limited in relation to the sale of its property assets to Kildare Partners for £70 million. Invesco is an independent investment management company which set up Invesco Property Income Trust Limited in 2004 as a Jersey company, with a listing on the London Stock […]

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