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19 September 2023 at 11:00:00

Eight promotions across HFL

HFL is pleased to announce eight promotions across the fund accounting, operations and people and culture teams.

15 September 2023 at 14:15:00

From ledgers to lineouts: HFL's Vikings Captain on the Pitch

Matt Lomas, HFL Fund Administrator, discusses the upcoming rugby season and his captain role for Guernsey’s St. Jacques Vikings rugby team.

5 June 2023 at 14:30:00

The perfect match: Finding the right trustee

Executive Director, Marina Mauger, explores what clients should consider when searching for a suitable trustee and the importance of expertise, trust and collaboration.

24 May 2023 at 11:00:00

The Future of Funds Looks Bright for Guernsey

Earlier this month, Director Abbie Hewlett attended the Guernsey Funds Forum. Here Abbie discusses how jurisdiction choice was a hot topic throughout the event.

25 April 2023 at 11:00:00

Insights from a Trust Administrator

Trust and Company Administrator, Carla Brun, discusses her career change and the support she received from HFL when she started in trust last year.

27 March 2023 at 11:00:00

HFL’s Journey to Net‐Zero

At HFL we are committed to reducing our carbon emission and are delighted to be partnering with Supercritical to achieve our goals.

21 March 2023 at 12:00:00

Captain Fantastic – Matt Lomas

Matt Lomas, Captain of the Vikings and HFL Fund Administrator, discusses his career and his passion for rugby, and how HFL supports his work/life balance.

8 March 2023 at 00:15:00

International Woman's Day - Creating an Equitable Culture

We believe that creating gender equity for parents is not mutually exclusive, breaks down societal norms and creates pathways for success for all.

2 March 2023 at 12:00:00

Transferring Wealth Across the Generations

Careful succession planning and family governance are just some of the strategies we need to consider when transferring wealth from one generation to the next.

6 February 2023 at 12:00:00

Four Promotions Kick Start Career Progression at HFL

HFL has started the year with well-deserved promotions for Gerry Ashplant, Mark Gavey, Hollie Read and Stacey Le Page across the Compliance, Fund Accounting, Fund Administration and People & Culture teams.

31 October 2022 at 12:00:00

Building a Career in Venture Capital

Kristy Webber is a Senior Manager in HFL's fund administration team. She has played a central role in building HFL's fund business over the last nine years and as the team has grown, so have her responsibilities and seniority in the firm.

28 October 2022 at 09:15:00

Three Promotions Across Funds and Operations

HFL has promoted three more staff across the fund administration and operations teams. This development comes after a successful year in which the firm has made several promotions and continues to expand and grow its wider team.

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Why Guernsey

Guernsey has a long-established and vibrant private wealth sector and is considered to be a secure and stable jurisdiction. It has a 50-year tradition of providing private wealth management services, combining tax neutrality and certainty with a proven, modern legal framework for trusts and foundations.

Easily accessible from the UK, the island has historically strong relations with the City of London but has always maintained independence from the UK and the EU.

Marina Mauger

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Key Contacts

We set up, manage and administer a wide range of fiduciary structures, from trusts to complex family office structures. 

Private Client Structures

Trusts and Foundations

Asset protection, succession planning and philanthropy are just three reasons to use wealth management structures.

Asset Holding and Investment Vehicles

Investment structures such as Protected Cell Companies or Family Investment Companies can hold a range of assets.

Family Office and Governance

We understand families and advise on family governance and the transfer of wealth from one generation to the next.

Client First

We set up, manage and administer a wide range of fiduciary structures, from trusts to complex family office arrangements. As a family-run, privately held company, we understand inter-generational dynamics and the role that good governance plays in keeping a steady ship. 

‘Client first’ is a mantra we live by. A voice you know on the phone, an adviser, aide and administrator all rolled into one. You get personal service backed up with the professional expertise of our whole team.

We’re the type of people who always want to know what’s around the next corner. We build relationships so we can anticipate and plan ahead for our clients, as well as responding quickly when opportunities arise.

Our can-do attitude is supported by technology chosen to make it easier for our clients to stay on top of their affairs. HFL collaborates with clients to develop bespoke solutions that work for them.

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