Lisa leads the delivery of our legal and technical services to our Members and, alongside her team, represents the finance industry’s position, in respect of legislation, regulation and innovation, to enhance Jersey’s offering. Lisa is qualified as an English Barrister and Jersey Advocate and prior to joining Jersey Finance in 2017, she was a partner within the commercial litigation team of one of the local leading law firms. She is a former Chair of IoD Jersey and the present Chair of Visit Jersey.
She works closely with the CEO, Joe Moynihan and Deputy CEO, Amy Bryant as well as the Financial Services Industry in Jersey, the States of Jersey Government bodies and the Jersey Financial Services Commission, to ensure effective and proactive consultation and communication is maintained.
Prior to moving to Jersey in 1993, Lisa practised with leading law firm, Mayer Brown JSM in Hong Kong and as a barrister in London. She qualified as a Jersey advocate in 2000 and is a very experienced commercial litigator, having acted for high-net worth individuals, leading banks and local trust companies over the last 25 years.
Lisa has been described by the “Offshore Legal Business” as one of the “Channel Islands’ legal elite line up”, a “leader in their field” within Chambers UK, Europe and Global and has been recognised as a “leading individual” by the Legal 500 directory.
She has formerly held positions as Chair of the Institute of Directors (“IoD”) in Jersey, Board member of the Jersey Good Business Charter and a member of the Economic Council which was established by Government of Jersey, following the onset of Covid-19.
Lisa was recently appointed as Chair of Visit Jersey.