Legal and Regulatory

MJ Hudson refers to the network of firms which are members of the MJ Hudson asset management consultancy network and our associated service companies, and certain associated legal practices and other businesses that are served by those service companies.

MJ Hudson consists of the following businesses (each, an “MJ Hudson Group Business”):

Where in this website, or in any other communication or documentation including in these terms and conditions, we refer to an MJ Hudson ‘office’, we are referring to an office of an MJ Hudson Group Business.

MJ Hudson’s ultimate parent undertaking is MJH Group Holdings Limited (Jersey), Company No. 114517, Registered address 2nd Floor, Hilgrove House, Hilgrove Street, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 4SL.

Further details of the operating structure and regulatory status of each MJ Hudson Group Business, and applicable legal and regulatory terms, follow below.

LAW

General
Where in this website, or in any other communication or documentation including in these terms and conditions, we refer to an individual as a ‘partner’ we are referring to an individual who is a partner, member or practitioner within an MJ Hudson legal practice with equivalent standing and qualifications. No such reference shall be construed as indicating that any shareholders, directors, employees, consultants, members or practitioners of any MJ Hudson legal practice, or of MJH Group Holdings Limited, are carrying on business in partnership with any other person, or carrying on business in partnership for the purposes of the UK Partnership Act 1890.

Legal services are provided independently by each separate MJ Hudson legal practice. MJH Group Holdings Limited does not provide services to clients or represent any MJ Hudson legal practice, is not responsible or liable for the acts or omissions of any MJ Hudson legal practice, and does not control the exercise of their professional judgment or bind them in any way.

No MJ Hudson legal practice or any individual partner, member or practitioner in any MJ Hudson legal practice acts as agent for, has authority to bind, or is responsible or liable for the acts or omissions of, any other MJ Hudson legal practice, any other MJ Hudson Group Business or MJH Group Holdings Limited in any way.

In accordance with applicable law and regulatory requirements, no client of an MJ Hudson legal practice shall be referred, recommended, placed in contact with or introduced to an MJ Hudson Group Business, nor shall the matter of any client of an MJ Hudson legal practice be shared between that practice and another MJ Hudson Group Business, without that client’s consent. Where a client of an MJ Hudson legal practice is referred to another MJ Hudson Group Business, no cash commissions or referral fees are paid, but the businesses do operate a system of internal credits for cross-referrals which influences senior staff remuneration. In addition, where permissible by local law or regulation, revenue from all business lines (legal and non-legal) are pooled or administered by MJH Group Holdings Limited (Jersey).

England and Wales
MJ Hudson’s legal practice in England and Wales is operated by MJ Hudson Limited, Company No. 08607159, a limited company registered in England and Wales. It is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority of England and Wales (SRA) under number 605223, whose regulations can be found on their website at www.sra.org.uk.

A list of directors and those persons who are designated as partners of MJ Hudson Limited is open to inspection at its registered office, 8 Old Jewry, London EC2R 8DN. MJ Hudson Limited’s standard terms and conditions of engagement, including its policy on complaints, are set out in our England and Wales Legal Engagement Terms. The Information in these paragraphs, including in the England and Wales Legal Engagement Terms section, is provided in accordance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011
(http://www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/code/content.page).

Zurich
MJ Hudson’s Zurich office operates as a branch of MJ Hudson Limited (Company No. 08607159), and does not practise Swiss law.

Jersey
MJ Hudson and MJ Hudson Jersey are the registered business names for the legal practice of Jonathan Fraser Bale, Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey. The business address is 2nd Floor, Hilgrove House, Hilgrove Street, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 4SL. MJ Hudson Jersey is regulated by the Law Society of Jersey. Jonathan Fraser Bale is not practising in partnership with any other person, and no description of any other individual as a ‘partner’, whether practising in or from Jersey or otherwise, should be construed as implying otherwise.

MJ Hudson Jersey is registered as a data controller under The Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018 (Notification number 60398) and ensures compliance with all protection that law affords to a client. Further information on The Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018 can be found on the Internet on the Office of the Information Commissioner’s website at https://oicjersey.org/data-protection-new-law/

Any communication between a client and MJ Hudson Jersey may be monitored in accordance with the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Lawful Business Practice) (Jersey) Order 2006. Any formal legal notices should be sent to us by post to MJ Hudson Jersey, 2nd Floor, Hilgrove House, Hilgrove Street, St Helier, Jersey JE2 4SL, marked for the attention of “The Managing Partner”.

Guernsey
MJH Services (Guernsey) Limited is a limited liability partnership registered in Guernsey (Company No. 59590), whose members are Guernsey Advocates and qualified to practice Guernsey law.

FUND MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS

London
MJ Hudson’s fund management business and financial services advisory business are operated by MJ Hudson Fund Management Limited (company number 03924137) and MJ Hudson Advisers Limited (company number 09414196) respectively; both are limited companies registered in England and Wales (registered office 8 Old Jewry, London EC2R 8DN, where a list of directors is open to inspection).

MJ Hudson Fund Management Limited (FCA No. 193171) and MJ Hudson Advisers Limited (FCA No. 692447) are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom. Registered address 8 Old Jewry, London, EC2R 8DN.

Luxembourg
MJ Hudson Management SA is a fully authorised AIFM, licensed and supervised by the Luxembourg Supervisory Authority of the Financial Sector (CSSF).

Guernsey
Tower Managers Limited (GFSC No. 2291851 and Company No. 62352) is a fully authorised AIFM, licensed and supervised by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. Registered office Hadsley House, Lefebvre Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2JP.

Please follow this link to see our Stewardship code disclosure.

To view the Fund Manangement Solutions full Terms of Business please click here.

INTERNATIONAL ADMINISTRATION

MJ Hudson’s International Fiduciary services business is operated by MJ Hudson Fiduciaries Limited (Company No. 59697) and its Fund Administration business is operated by MJ Hudson Fund Management Guernsey Limited (Company No. 64536) In addition, for operational reasons, the following Companies are also used to support the Group’s International Administration operations:-

VFS Directors 1 Limited (Company No. 60712))
VFS Directors 2 Limited (Company No 60713)
VFS Nominees Limited (Company No 60715)
VFS Trustees Limited (Company No 60714)
Tower Managers Limited (Company No 62352)

All the above Companies are Guernsey limited liability companies, registered office Hadsley House, Lefebvre Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2JP. All companies are licensed by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.

INVESTMENT ADVISORY

Allenbridge is a trading name of MJ Hudson Allenbridge Holdings Limited (Company no. 10232597) and MJ Hudson Investment Solutions Limited (Company No. 10796384), MJ Hudson Investment Consulting Limited (FCA No. 541971 and Company no. 07435167) and MJ Hudson Investment Advisers Limited (FCA No. 539747 and Company No. 04533331). All are registered in England and Wales, Registered address 8 Old Jewry, London, EC2R 8DN.

MJ Hudson Investment Consulting Limited (FCA No. 541971 and Company no. 07435167) and MJ Hudson Investment Advisers Limited (FCA No. 539747 and Company No. 04533331) are Appointed Representatives of MJ Hudson Advisers Limited (Company No. 09414196) which is authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA No. 692447).

INVESTOR RELATIONS AND MARKETING

MJ Hudson’s investor relations and marketing business is operated by MJ Hudson IQ Limited, a limited liability company registered in England and Wales (company no. 08336055). Registered office 8 Old Jewry, London, EC2R 8DN.

Email Disclaimer

The contents of any email sent by or on behalf of any employee, consultant, partner or practitioner of any MJ Hudson legal practice or MJ Hudson Group Business (as defined above) are confidential and may be legally privileged. If you receive such an email and are not the intended recipient of this email, any disclosure, copying, distribution or use of its contents is strictly prohibited. You should please notify the sender immediately and then delete it.

No MJ Hudson legal practice or MJH Group Business accepts service by email of court proceedings, other processes or formal notices of any kind without specific prior written agreement.