Management Team

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Executive Directors

Jonathan L.M. Shaw
Barrister-at-Law (England & Wales and Hong Kong), LL.M., F.C.I.Arb., T.E.P.

Jonathan was called to the English Bar (Gray's Inn) in 1978. He is a postgraduate of London University where he achieved Merit & Distinction in his International Tax Masters and speclialises in international tax and trusts.

Practising initially from Birmingham Chambers, in commercial and company litigation, liquidations and banking transactions, he relocated to Hong Kong in 1986. He commenced private practice at the Hong Kong Bar, after a short spell prosecuting complex commercial crime in the Attorney General's Chambers.

In private practice he specialised in company and commercial law with tax experience extending to structuring holding companies for regional licensing, advising on offshore jurisdictions and transactions, international corporate tax planning with the use of offshore centres, structuring of aircraft leases, interpretation of and utilisation of tax treaties, use of profit jurisdictions and related re-invoicing techniques, migration of companies etc.

He also specialises in international transfer pricing and planning. Since 1997 he has focussed specifically on international tax and trusts and has specialized in advising individuals of significant wealth (HNWIs) on their international tax planning arrangements, and their trust and succession issues. His specialisation utilises bespoke Special Purpose Vehicles, in conjunction with Tax Treaties and involves tax arbitrage between differing jurisdictions.

Maggie C.S. Kwong-Chian
A.C.M.A; T.E.P.

Name:

MAGGIE KWONG CHIAN CHEE SWONG

Addresses
(Office):

Suite 730 Dias Pier, Le Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis, Mauritius.
Telephone: +230 210 3187
Facsimile: +230 210 1109
Email: maggie.kwongchian@chancerygroup.org

Nationality:

Malaysian

Academic:

Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (United Kingdom) (CIMA)

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The Chartered Global Management Accountants, Designation

Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (United Kingdom) (STEP)

Member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)

Member of the Mauritius Institute of  Professional Accountants (MIPA)

Professional Matters:

She spent 14 years in London, UK and started out as an auditor with two successful medium-sized accountancy firms before moving on to becoming the Financial Controller of a medium-sized logistic company.

She relocated to Mauritius in 1996, and later joined a large textile public company with Head Office in Hong Kong, as the Cost Accountant, leading a team of accountants. Principal responsibility was conducting internal audits and reporting on various waste issues, and submitting recommendations thereon for the 5 local factories.

In 2000, she joined Corporate & Chancery Group Limited, a Management Company, and in 2005, she was appointed to the Board of Directors. Responsibilities, as director in charge, include all administration, personnel, finance, audit and regulatory oversight of the Group itself, and of its associated companies and client companies.

Directorships:

Director of Corporate & Chancery Group Limited, a Mauritius FSC licensed corporate and trust services provider (2005 - to date).

Director of Clariden Leu Trust (Mauritius) Limited, a Mauritius FSC licensed corporate and trust services provider, and a wholly-owned corporate member of the Credit Suisse Group, Switzerland (2003 –  to date).

Director of APG Trustee Corporation, a Mauritius FSC licensed trust company (2007 – to date).

Director of NWH (Mauritius) Limited, a Mauritius FSC licensed trust company (2007 –to date).

Samuel E. Hurley
T.E.P.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Title

Mr.

Last Name

HURLEY

First Name

Samuel Ernest

Date of birth

26th April 1975

Place of birth

St Helier, Jersey

Current Residential Address

Maison Hurley, Arya Mandir Road, Calodyne, Grand Gaube, Mauritius.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

YEAR

 

FROM

TO

 

March 2006

To Date

Director – Corporate & Chancery Group Limited

Responsible for a worldwide portfolio of high net worth clients and a dedicated team of professionals amongst all other day to day duties as required by law. General management of a Trust Company in my capacity as Director.

April 2002

February 2006

CEO – Director - Hemery Trust (Mauritius) Limited

Staff Recruitment, Organisation of Company Structure, Networking and establishing company contacts/ suppliers/ bankers/ etc… Liasing with local authorities in regard to offshore structures / tax planning. Trust creation (Discretionary ,Purpose, Short form etc), Trust Reviews + Staff Training, Company Incorporations (Jersey/ BVI/ Mauritius/ Bahamas, etc…), Company Accounts, Company Dissolutions, Company Reviews + Staff Training, Compliance Reviews + Staff Training, Office Manual Creation and all other aspects of office management as per normal professional requirements.

July 2001

March 2002

Trust Officer- Bank of Nova Scotia- Jersey

Portfolio reviews, Company client billing, Trust Administration, Statutory work reviews / updates, Asset valuation reviews / reports, General Office administration/ client correspondence, Trust/ company annuity structure dissolutions / draw downs etc.

March 1999

July 2001

Client Manager- Croy Trust Limited- Jersey

Company and Trust portfolio of 130 entities and was directly responsible for all activities and requirements for these entities.

January 1998

February 1999

Financial Controller- Commonwealth Bank- Sydney, Australia

Successfully responsible in putting into place procedures and systems in order to improve the bank’s audit grade.

Job requirements included liasing with all area managers and correlating the active / inactive- new and old dormant accounts and ensuring regular reconciliations were being carried out and reviewed.  Further, reviews were implemented in order to assist in reducing dormant accounts upon the database mainframe for the bank.

October 1995

April 1997

Trust Officer – EBC Trust Company- Jersey

General administration of a portfolio of 65 Trusts and companies

April 1991

October 1995

Junior Admin. Cleric promoted to Trust Officer- Croy Trust Limited- Jersey

Began as office junior in an offshore Trust company promoted over time through to Trust Officer and had hands on experience with all activities pertaining to these positions.

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

YEAR

 

FROM

TO

 

2004

Current

Fully qualified STEP Member

1998

Current

Several years of courses in the Jersey Trust and Company examinations (JCTA) along with completion of company administration ICSA paper.

Ashwin Fowdar
F.C.C.A., M.I.P.A., I.F.A., T.E.P.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name:

Ashwin Fowdar

Address:

Morcellement Saddul, La Foret Road, La Marie, Vacoas, Mauritius.

Nationality:

Mauritian

Academic:

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ('ACCA')

Professional matters:

2003 Admitted an Associate of the ACCA

2012 Admitted a Fellow of the ACCA

2012 Admitted a member of the Mauritius Institute of Professional Accountants (MIPA)

2012 Admitted a member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Professional Experience:

2017 Appointed Director of Regulatory & Technical Affairs of Chancery Partners Limited, a regulated Hong Kong Trust or Corporate Service Provider ('TCSP').

2012 Appointed Director of the following Companies that are regulated and licensed as Management Companies by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission:

Corporate & Chancery Group Limited

APG Trustees Corporation

NWH (Mauritius) Limited

2005 to 2012 Group Accountant for Corporate & Chancery Group Limited

2003 to 2005 Trust and Corporate Accountant with Curatus Trust (Mauritius) Limited, a Company licensed by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission as a Management Company.

2004 Lecturing and mentoring students studying for their chartered membership with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). Lectures delivered on the ICSA's Management Accounting modules.

2001 to 2003 Accounts administrator at Compass Group Plc ('Compass'). Compass is the largest contract food service company in the world.

Notable Professional achievements:

February 2006 Lead author of the 'Mauritius Commentary', published in Tolley's International Series (2003-2016) Butterworths/Tolley, London (Mauritius Chapter), with J. Shaw, Barrister and G.W. Fisher, Barrister. The article provides a bird's eye view on the Mauritius legal system, taxation regime, succession laws, information exchange under domestic law and treaties, amongst other aspects of Mauritius laws relating to trade.

November 2015

Elaborated and documented the corporate governance policies and the internal control procedures for a Company proposing to engage in investment advisory and the management of portfolio investments. The Company was subsequently granted an 'Investment Advisory license (unrestricted)' by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission.

September 2015

Documenting the anti-money laundering and combatting the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) policies of Management Companies licensed by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission. Thereafter, articulating the policies to all members of staff. Developped new processes and reinforced existing safeguards to protect the Management Companies and services they offer from being used for money laundering and facilitating terrorism financing risks.