Lisa's qualifications include:

  • International Compliance Association Diploma in Compliance
  • Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment

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17 July 2024

VG announces partnership with Mayfair Equity Partners

Mayfair Equity Partners invests in VG to support management’s ambitious growth plan, including rolling out new, advanced technologies and strategic M&A.


3 July 2024

VG announces four mid-year career promotions in Private Wealth and Corporate

Congratulations to our colleagues who have earned career promotions: Tyler Hine in Private Wealth and Stuart Andre, Bela Vieira and Laura Correia in our Corporate team. 


4 October 2023

VG is "recommended" in Spear's 500 Tax and Trusts index 2023

Spear's recommends VG and Private Wealth Directors, Debbie Lumsden and Wendy Inns in its latest index for the best tax, structuring and offshore experts for high net worth individuals. 


23 January 2023

VG staff raise over £14,500 for Jersey Hospice

We're proud to have raised more than £14,500 for Jersey Hospice since the start of our financial year in May 2022.


21 September 2022

Reflecting on 40 years as a Jersey-based independent trust company

Until 1982, VG had existed as the unincorporated trust and corporate operating arm of local law firm Michael Voisin & Co, however, client demand for trusts and corporate structures could no longer be adequately serviced as an adjunct to the company’s...


21 September 2022

VG celebrates 40 years as a Jersey-based independent trust company

As one of Jersey’s truly independent trust companies, we are delighted to celebrate our 40th birthday and this important milestone in the business’ journey.


4 July 2022

VG announces 2022 promotions

In recognition of our team's hard work and talent, we've made a number of promotions across our private wealth, funds, corporate and support teams.  


3 May 2022

VG unveils brand evolution

We are delighted to unveil the evolution of our brand identity which signals an important milestone for us.


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15 March 2022

VG named exclusive sponsor of Jersey Hospice's flagship event

We’re extremely proud to be the exclusive sponsor of the Jersey Dragon Boat Festival and looking forward to supporting the Jersey Hospice team in delivering a fantastic event!


15 February 2022

Your company is only as great as the team you employ and develop

Research reveals that 55% of UK employers offer career development tools, however less than half of employees make use of them (Business Leader, 2022). Surprisingly, 81% of UK employees have no written career plan in place with their employer. As an employer...


3 January 2022

Make wellbeing at work your new year’s resolution

According to a survey, jobseeker numbers are especially high in the UK, with 46% of workers looking for new jobs with more flexibility, better benefits, and more supportive company cultures. If the last 18 months has made you re-evaluate what you want...


20 December 2021

Make a trust your financial new year’s resolution in 2022

For those looking to get 2022 started with some extra financial peace of mind, there is one action that should be considered a priority as the new year begins – exploring the potential benefits of trust planning for individuals and families alike.


23 November 2021

VG positions for further growth with new Director of Operations

We have appointed Kevin Cooper as Director of Operations as we pave the way for the next stage of our development.


7 May 2021

Doubled business growth, a duo of promotions and a raft of new joiners at VG

We are delighted to share that FY20/21 saw a 225% increase in new business versus prior year, despite the uncertainty of the last 12 months, and we kicked-off the new financial year (May 1 2021) with two promotions and a raft of new joiners to support our...


12 April 2021

SARS Tax Unit: Cause for a great emigration?

The South African Revenue Service has bolstered its tax collection capabilities and created a dedicated SARS unit responsible for improving the tax compliance of wealthy individuals and organisations employing complex, and often offshore, financial arrangements....


24 February 2021

VG named Independent Trust Company of the Year

We are delighted to announce that VG has been recognised at the 2021 Citywealth IFC Awards where we won Gold in the Independent Trust Company of the Year category.


6 January 2021

VG kicks-off 2021 with a sweep of promotions

We are delighted to have kicked-off the new year across our funds, private client, family office, corporate and compliance teams with 8 promotions, effective 1 January 2021, as we continue to strengthen our talent base.


18 December 2020

VG celebrates a year of growth

We close off the year by celebrating the appointment of a raft of new employees throughout 2020 as part of our focus on growth and a commitment to attracting the best local talent.


26 November 2020

The best of both worlds: investments that are both Shariah-compliant and sustainable

Shariah-compliant finance was taking an ethical view of investing long before the rise of sustainable investment strategies in western financial markets. Now, as both Shariah-compliant and sustainable investments expand, investors and issuers are finding increasing...


29 July 2020

VG named on 2020 eprivateclient Top Trust companies

VG has once again been recognised in the annual eprivateclient Top Trust Companies rankings, one of the industry’s most prestigious directories of private-client solutions providers across the globe.


21 April 2020

Head of Compliance and Risk promoted to Director at VG

We are delighted to announce that Ian Murphy, previously Head of Compliance and Risk at VG,  has been promoted to the position of Director of VG and its underlying companies. 


1 April 2020

Jersey post-Brexit: Uniquely positioned for a supporting role

Whilst Brexit undoubtedly has implications for many aspects of Jersey’s relationship with the EU, its effect differs from that in the UK. Iain Mason explores why Jersey is well placed to play a key role between the UK and international markets.


1 July 2019

Economic substance - prove it!

There is no doubt that ‘substance’ is flavour of the month in the offshore jurisdictions. But what is it and how will it impact your offshore company?


3 May 2019

Waiting for the lightning bolt!

If you wait for the ‘giant leap for mankind’  you are very unlikely to recognise the ‘small step for man’ with which the journey of transformation begins.... Mark Hucker, Executive - Strategy and Projects


12 October 2018

VG introduces Mental Health First Aid team and raises funds for Mind Jersey

VG has created a dedicated Mental Health First Aid team as part of its investment into employee wellbeing.      


1 October 2018

VG awarded Islamic finance hat trick

VG was recognised at the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) on 29th September 2018, when the company was named Best Islamic Trust Formation Services Provider for the third year running.    


1 October 2018

VG strengthens funds team

VG has made several personnel hires and promotions to support the development of its funds offering into new regions and asset classes. 


12 June 2018

VG’s Ben Schofield named in ‘Top 35 Under 35’

VG is thrilled to announce that Senior Trust Officer Ben Schofield has been named in the inaugural ‘Channel Islands Top 35 Under 35’ list published by eprivateclient.


17 April 2018

Faith value

An insight into the latest developments in Shariah-compliant alternative investments from Trevor Norman and Dominic Coyne of VG’s Islamic finance team in this month’s STEP Journal, Volume 19, Issue 7.


19 March 2018

A rock and a hard place…

Once upon a time, a business could try to solve its legacy system problems by studying gaps and opportunities, looking at a range of alternative products, issuing a Request for Proposal, evaluating the responses, making a decision and negotiating a contract…...


11 August 2017

Innovation and Change in Islamic Finance

When I first visited Dubai on business in early 1996, the only completed tower block on Sheikh Zayed Road was the World Trade Centre Tower and the road itself was little more than a dual carriageway!


11 August 2017

Volaw Group rebrands and launches new logo

VG brand reflects heritage and journey forward.


11 August 2017

VG Wins Recognition Again

VG retains GIFA Best Islamic Trust Formation Services Award.


11 August 2017

International Savings Plans

Launched in Jersey on 1 January 2019, the international savings plan (ISP) is a new way for employers to establish a savings plan product in a highly reputable and very well-regulated jurisdiction.