JLR “Relocation & Investment Consultants” collaborate with a key group of specialist Strategic Partners who are well-known, tried and tested. Our Partners enable us to provide a comprehensive range of quality-assured professional services that meet the needs of our discerning clients. We are proud to be working with some of the leading names in their field of professional expertise, thereby assisting our clients to find bespoke and fully-informed solutions for their requirements.
CHARLES RUSSELL SPEECHLYS
Charles Russell Speechlys (CRS) is a law firm headquartered in London with offices in Europe, the Middle East and Hong Kong. CRS have a uniquely broad range of skills and experience in advising businesses and individuals operating in the sports sector, particularly in football. They advise sporting and celebrity clients on the multitude of legal issues that they may face, including corporate, finance, private client, real estate, construction, litigation, sports regulatory, data protection, commercial, sports rights (media, data, sponsorship), and IP issues. This range of legal expertise and experience enables Charles Russell Speechlys to provide a breadth of service unrivaled in the legal market.
Partners: London, Nic Couchman / Satish Khandke / Mark Moncreiffe
B LAW & TAX
Established in 2005 by Alfonso Garrido, B Law & Tax is a specialist law firm that provides legal and tax services at both national and international levels. Specializing in the sporting arena, they offer services to leading sports persons, footballers, selectors, managers, agents and technical staff, providing a complete service to their clients who require global assistance on legal tax matters, as well as personal financial planning.
They are also proud of their Latin American practice, whose expert team of lawyers and tax advisors have a deep understanding of the region and the migration, wealth management, tax and property requirements of their clients.
They offer a very bespoke legal service, priding themselves on their speed of response and quality of personal service. Total transparency with the client, trust, empathy, loyalty and integrity are some of the key values that sum up the business ethos of B Law & Tax.
Partners: Alfonso Garrido / Inmaculada Pinedawww.blaw.esTAX ADVISORS & WEALTH MANAGERS
SMITH & WILLIAMSON
Smith & Williamson (S & W) have been looking after the financial affairs of private individuals and their families for over a century. With around £21bn under management and advice and around 1,700 staff (as at 30th September 2018), S & W provide an unusually broad perspective to wealth management, bringing together three core sets of skills — those of the financial planner, the investment manager and the tax expert. Many of their clients are current or former professional sportspeople, from Premier League and Championship footballers to cricket, rugby, tennis and medal winning Olympic athletes. Their experience in this area means they understand the world their clients live in, the demands placed on them, and how easily the day-to-day management of their financial affairs can become a secondary concern to excelling in their career. Their expertise includes:
Partner: Peter Fairchild / Associate Director: Paul de la Salle
- savings in ISAs, pensions and other investments
- image rights and transfer fee tax planning
- monthly budgeting
- personal and corporate tax
- preparing for injury or illness
- retirement income forecasting
- tax-efficient sponsorship deals.
AFEX has a rich heritage in pioneering personalised foreign exchange since 1979, becoming one of today’s largest privately owned non-banking providers of global B2B payments and risk management solutions.
It is a trusted partner to more than 35,000 businesses and individuals worldwide, helping client’s process payments to more than 180 countries around the clock every day.
AFEX's team of experts provides valuable support that inspires total confidence from its clients in the complex and often volatile world of foreign exchange. With 22 offices around the world and covering all time zones, AFEX offers a comprehensive range of foreign exchange services which seamlessly operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, trading in excess of $20bn in foreign exchange each year.
Directors: London, Niels Gooch / Madrid, Fernando Cid
PERSONAL & CORPORATE SECURITY
SECURITY SERVICES INTERNATIONAL (SSI)
SSI has been providing individual, family and corporate protective services at the highest level, including VIP, Diplomatic, Celebrity and UHNW clients for over 20 years. With experience in over 60 countries, they have provided services to high profile clients, including King Salman of Saudi Arabia, the Sultan of Brunei, Facebook, General Electric and The Royal Mint. SSI pride themselves on creating a bond of real trust, discretion and respect with their clients, and are always prepared to go “the extra mile”. Their services include close protection, security drivers, residential security, security checks & audits, event and hospitality security.
Managing Director: Russell Grey
Lucas Fox is a full-service Spain-based luxury real estate agency offering high quality residential homes and a comprehensive range of property services to international and national clients. Its professional, multilingual team offer unrivalled knowledge of the Spanish property sector, locations and lifestyle. The company has been the recipient of four prestigious international property awards thanks to its consistent sales track record, innovative marketing, extensive press coverage and groundbreaking back-end systems. Areas covered include, Marbella, Costa Brava, Ibiza, Andorra and Portugal.
A personal training and fitness specialist with 15 years' experience at the highest level, Martin is a former professional basketball player who played in the USA for Pennsylvania and then Beijing in China. He then returned to Europe to continue to play professionally for a number of top teams in the Spanish and UK national leagues. Following his retirement he founded “Martin Yabsley”, an elite training facility providing expert fitness programmes for individual and team clientele. Working out of The Channel Islands, London and Madrid, Martin's focus is on sport specific training tailored to each athlete's exact requirements to ensure optimum results through physical, mental and dietary well-being. This individually focussed approach gives Martin the ability to offer bespoke training packages to suit the needs of clients of all levels, helping them achieve genuine gains and allowing them to excel in their chosen pursuits.
Founder & Senior Trainer: Martin Yabsley
ALTERNATIVE FINANCE PROVIDERS
THE SANCUS GROUP
Sancus provides financial solutions to both Borrowers and Co-Funders.
Borrowers include entrepreneurs, high net worth (HNW) individuals and companies requiring fast access to funds. They offer certainty and speed of execution, supported by experienced teams across six jurisdictions and specialise in bridging and development finance.
Co-Funders include institutions, family offices, HNWs and private clients looking for attractive, risk-adjusted returns at variable term lengths.
The Group has offices in Gibraltar, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, the UK and Ireland and are capable of handling a wide variety of lending proposals.
Please see their website for details of the team in the relevant jurisdiction.
Directors: Stephen O’Brien (Gibraltar) / Matt Watson (Guernsey)
CRYPTOCURRENCY & BLOCKCHAIN
DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT (DAM)
Digital Asset Management Limited (DAM) are a Cryptocurrency and Blockchain company founded in Gibraltar in 2017. With DAM’s complimentary team having experience with cryptocurrency from 2015, DAM assist with the purchase, sale, management and cold storage of digital assets. Focused on providing sustainable and dedicated solutions for their clients, DAM’s policies are aligned to regulatory principles. As a result, DAM are one of the few institutions to have received an in-principle decision to obtain a distributed ledger technology licence in Gibraltar, the world’s first regulatory framework for blockchain companies.
DAM are dedicated to making ownership and management of digital securities simplified and secure, whilst at the same time educating their clients about the future of this fast-developing industry.
Founders & Directors: Sam Buxton, Philip Vásquez, Thomas Johnson
ARCHITECTSYour Architect London - Iñaki Leite“Your Architect London” (YAL) is an award-winning London architectural firm offering services throughout the UK and Spain, including the Balearic and Canary Islands. At the heart of their philosophy is a belief in the design process. Each project is the result of a close collaboration process with their clients, working together to deliver a design that is bespoke to their needs and aspirations. Sustainability is also fundamental to their practice, and they work hard to deliver well-thought energy solutions for each project.YAL believe that architecture can make a meaningful difference to lives, which is why getting it right is so important to Iñaki and his team. Their design-led approach enables them to develop innovative and context-specific solutions that transform day-to-day lives.YAL offer a range of architectural services, from planning permission, project management, design and build, through to completion, specializing in contemporary design, innovative specifications and modern architecture.Director & Founder: Iñaki Leitewww.yourarchitect.london
STREET CHILD UNITED
Founded by John Wroe in 2008, Street Child United hosts international sporting events to bring street children together in a safe space where they can be seen and their voices can be heard. Ahead of the world’s biggest sporting competitions, like the FIFA World Cup, Street Child United put on international sports events to inspire a brighter and safer future for street-connected children.
The first Cricket World Cup for street-connected children will take place in May 2019, with the finals played on the main pitch at Lord's Cricket Ground. This event will unite street-connected children from around the world to play in their own international cricket tournament to raise awareness and tackle the widespread stigma and negative treatment they face.
Founder: John Wroe / Development Manager: Gianni Buttice