Author Archive: James Qualtrough

James Qualtrough (Jamesq) is the Founder and Editor of Isle News and is based on the Isle of Man. Isle News is a news site for the UK offshore jurisdictions of the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey.

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Seven new jobs created as Smith & Williamson invests in the Channel Islands

Seven new jobs created as Smith & Williamson invests in the Channel Islands

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Smith & Williamson chooses the Channel Islands as the hub for its international investment management offering with recruitment of seven Jersey residents, extending its existing tax focused presence‎ on the island. Smith & Williamson, the investment management, accountancy and tax group, which dates back over a century, is expanding its Channel Islands presence and the […]

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Greenlight consultants first in Channel Islands to complete PRINCE2 Agile® training

Greenlight consultants first in Channel Islands to complete PRINCE2 Agile® training

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nine change management specialists from Greenlight have become the first consultants in the Channel Islands to become certified PRINCE2 Agile® practitioners. PRINCE2 Agile® is the world’s most complete agile project management solution, combining the flexibility and responsiveness of agile with the clearly defined framework of PRINCE2®. Change management is a growing speciality, with Channel Island […]

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Seven promotions for offshore law firm Carey Olsen

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

In addition to promoting six advocates to the partnership this summer, offshore law firm Carey Olsen has promoted seven lawyers, further strengthening its position as the fourth largest offshore law firm in the world and the largest in the Channel Islands. The firm has 200 lawyers working across seven offices, specialising in British Virgin Islands, […]

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Proactive approach will put Jersey’s funds industry in a strong position according to new association chairman

Proactive approach will put Jersey’s funds industry in a strong position according to new association chairman

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s proactive approach to developing new funds legislation together with its commitment to enhancing links with overseas markets will ensure its funds industry can look forward to a positive future, according to Mike Byrne, the new Chairman of the Jersey Funds Association (JFA).   Elected into the position of Chairman at the recent AGM (1 July) of the […]

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New Health Club Manager appointed at L’Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa

New Health Club Manager appointed at L’Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Experienced leisure professional Matt Riley has been appointed as Health Club Manager at the four silver star L’Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa. Originally from Rugby in Warwickshire, Matt who is a fully qualified fitness instructor, joins the St Brelade beachside hotel from sister Hand Picked Hotels property, Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa where he was employed for three […]

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First Names Group acquires Nautilus

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

First Names Group has received regulatory approval to acquire independent trust and corporate services provider Nautilus Trust Company (Nautilus) in Jersey, Hong Kong and London. All the conditions of the deal have been agreed and the transaction concluded. Nautilus was originally founded in 1999 as Beachside Trust Company by shareholders of BBA Chartered Accountants; the […]

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JT’S CISCO EXPERTISE REACHES NEW HEIGHTS

JT’S CISCO EXPERTISE REACHES NEW HEIGHTS

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

JT has become the first provider in the Channel Islands to achieve the coveted ‘Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialisation’ recognition from global technology provider Cisco.   This status has been granted to JT in recognition of reaching this specialist level for delivering collaboration solutions to its global clients.  JT became a Certified Partner with Cisco 15 years ago and has […]

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Carey Olsen advises Patron Capital on €949million real estate fund

Carey Olsen advises Patron Capital on €949million real estate fund

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen’s Jersey funds team has advised Patron Capital Advisors on the launch of its fifth European real estate fund, Patron Capital Fund V, LP, which recently held its final closing with a total fund size of €948,632,391(including €143,000,000 of co-investment capital). This is the first of the Patron funds to be domiciled in Jersey […]

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10th anniversary means a classy outfit for the Barclays Duck

10th anniversary means a classy outfit for the Barclays Duck

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Barclays Duck will wear a top hat for the 2017 Barclays Jersey Boat Show. The design, which will feature at the 10th anniversary of the Show, is the work of Tegan Clapham (age 9) and was chosen in a public vote on the Barclays’ Facebook Page.   Tegan completed her design after collecting a […]

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Prestigious speaker line-up for Benest Corbett Renouf Family Law conferences, 2016

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jersey law firm Benest Corbett Renouf is to welcome a stellar line-up of speakers from the world of family law at two conferences it is hosting at The Hotel de France on 6th and 7th October, 2016. On Thursday 6th October, there will be a one day conference on the theme of “disclosure”in divorce proceedings, […]

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