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Voisin History

1869

Founded by Edward Voisin.

1897

First family partnership was formed between father and son Edward & Albert Voisin operating in Royal Square, St Helier.

1925

Albert is joined by his nephew Ralph Voisin.

1961

The firm merges to become Voisin, Renouf, Ereaut, Gibaut. Subsequently, Sir Frank Ereaut becomes the Bailiff.

1964

Ralph Voisin is appointed as magistrate of Jersey’s Police Court, now known as Magistrate’s Court.

1974

The firm relocates from Royal Square to Templar House.

1976

The firm is named Michael Voisin & Co with Michael Voisin leading the way promoting Jersey as an International Finance Centre.

1982

VG (formerly Volaw) is established out of the legal practice to provide trust and corporate services.

1983

Voisin acts for the official receiver in the estate of Sir Charles Clore.

1995

The American Endeavour case. Voisin acts in complex multi-jurisdictional fund litigation with parallel proceedings in the USA and Jersey.

1996

Voisin acts on the first shariah compliant fund in Jersey.

2003

Michael Voisin retires.

2004

Voisin acts on award winning Caravan Sukuk structure.

2004

Voisin acts for one of the main parties in a dispute concerning the ownership of the now iconic Shard.

2013

The firm moves from Templar House to 37 Esplanade.

2016

Black Sea. Voisin makes the first successful regulatory application to re-launch an existing end-of-life collective investment fund as a new fund vehicle.