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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Jersey Business appoints new Chief Executive Officer

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The board of Jersey Business has announced the appointment of Graeme Smith as a director and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Prior to his appointment Mr. Smith has been a senior banker with over 25 years of experience with NatWest and the RBS International.  He moved to Jersey in 2003 with RBS International, one […]

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Carey Olsen advises on Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate’s £351.5 million secondary fund raising

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has advised existing client Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate plc (KWERE) on its secondary equity issuance which raised £351.5 million (through a firm placing and placing and open offer). KWERE is a closed-ended collective investment fund incorporated in Jersey that invests primarily in real estate and real estate loans in Europe. The launch […]

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Pinel Advocates ranked highly by 2015 editions of Legal 500 and IFLR 1000

Pinel Advocates ranked highly by 2015 editions of Legal 500 and IFLR 1000

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pinel Advocates has been ranked by the 2015 editions of the independent legal directories, Legal 500 and the ILFR 1000.  The firm was praised for its work in banking, finance, corporate and commercial and investment funds. The Legal 500 praised Pinel Advocates for being “prompt”, “small and nimble”.  The directory continued to say that Pinel […]

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World-First Integrated Mobile Health ServiceLaunches in Jersey

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Digital Jersey is delighted to announce that babylon, a leading UK mobile health company, will be launching a new smartphone application in Jersey on the 17 November 2014.  Jersey will be the first jurisdiction to pioneer mass deployment of the babylon service.  Digital Jersey has been working closely with babylon, the States of JerseySocial Security […]

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Untapped talent: Collas Crill seminar to discuss employing people with autism

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

People with autism are a pool of untapped talent for Guernsey employers. But how can businesses ensure they make the most of their talents, and what happens if employers get it wrong? Collas Crill employment law specialist Emma Parr, with Autism Guernsey’s Chief Operating Officer Andy Graham, will highlight the significant disadvantages that people with […]

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Long established island business goes green

Long established island business goes green

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s longest established auction site, Glencoe, which is operated by Simon Drieu & Co Ltd, has gone green by moving its systems to the cloud, cutting its paper usage by up to 40%. ‘We’ve spent the last three months moving our systems to the cloud to enable us to cut back on the amount of […]

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Carey Olsen ranked tier 1 for its corporate and funds work across the Channel Islands by IFLR1000

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen’s work in the financial andcorporate and investment funds areas in Guernsey and Jersey has been recognised by the legal industry in the2015 International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR1000) guide. The new results come just after the firm gained tier 1 rankings across all of its Channel Island practice areas in The UK Legal […]

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IoD Management Shadowing Awards

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eliza Collenette from the Grammar School has won the 2014 Institute of Directors (IoD) Guernsey Management Shadowing Awards. The awards,sponsored by KPMG,were held at the Duke of Richmond Hotel on 15 October and Eliza was one of ten finalists shortlisted from over 60 who completed the programme.  Eliza shadowed Fiona Naftel atLes Cotils.   Her winning […]

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Recruits for Class of 2014 welcomed by PwC Channel Islands

Recruits for Class of 2014 welcomed by PwC Channel Islands

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

PwC Channel Islands has welcomed a host of new faces to its offices in Jersey and Guernsey. As part of this year’s ‘Class of 2014’, the Jersey and Guernsey offices of PwC have welcomed a total of 18 new recruits in Guernsey and 19 in Jersey. The new faces, who are all now embarking on […]

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Mourant Ozannes welcomes new partner to Jersey funds practice

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has consolidated its position as the clear market leader in Jersey funds with the recruitment of new partner Tim Morgan. A leading light in the specialist funds and offshore corporate space for more than a decade, Tim qualified as an English Solicitor with Taylor Wessing and, following a period at […]

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