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BA (Hons) in Business Studies – Oxford Polytechnic, now Oxford Brookes University – July 1979

ACA – Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales – Nov 1983

FCA – Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales – Jan 1994

TEP – Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners – Dec 2005

Personal achievement

Donated blood on 75 different occasions.


Jersey remains the ideal location for real estate investment structures

Jersey remains robust in the face of pressure and the industry continues to thrive, particularly for investment holding structures where real estate is a major asset class.

Ashley Le Feuvre and Trevor Norman


Revenue Jersey ruling on Murabaha contracts

VG, working with other interested parties in Jersey, has successfully obtained a ruling from the tax authorities in Jersey that profits arising from commodity Murabaha contracts in an Islamic financing transaction are not subject to Income Tax in Jersey.


Trevor Norman


Substance in Action 2004

In what promises to be a landmark decision, an Upper Tribunal has reversed the findings from a decision issued in August 2017 which argued that several Jersey companies administered by VG in 2004 were tax resident in the UK.

Trevor Norman and Simon Perchard, Directors


UK real estate structures – time for a health check?

Now is the time to consider submitting commercial property structures to a health check.

Trevor Norman, Director

VG 360

VG 360: Our new magazine covers the issues which matter to you most.


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Islamic Finance

Our forward-thinking clients benefit from our expertise and understanding of Islamic finance and culture, which result in deep and long-lasting relationships built on trust.

Our solutions


Whether you are an investment manager or a sophisticated investor, your needs come first and we can tailor our fund solutions to what you need. We cherish our relationships with our clients and our experience and expertise in fund establishment and administration enable us to integrate seamlessly with your team.


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.


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...

Trevor Norman, Director


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.



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Structured Finance

Since the late 1980s we have worked with blue chip and multinational corporate clients to support their business needs by establishing and administering vehicles that are used in a range of capital market transactions for financing, balance sheet management or tax planning reasons.


VG Wins Recognition Again

VG Retains GIFA Best Islamic Trust Formation Services Award.


Volaw Group rebrands and launches new logo

VG brand reflects heritage and journey forward.

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Whatever the size of your business – from lone entrepreneur or family-run business to blue chip and major international corporation – we can provide a range of administration, financial reporting and governance services that suit your needs.