The company said the new team is headed by two Argentine corporate lawyers, Emilio Miguel and Pablo Tedin, who are joined by fellow Argentines Elisa Lambre, Belen Suarez and Nicolas Recondo, as well as a Brazilian team, which comprises Luciana Fernandez, Gabriela Wimber and Marisa Carvalho.
JTC Group has its head office in Jersey and operations in Guernsey, the UK, Luxembourg, Switzerland and the BVI. It said its new team will focus on delivering a range of services, including private client, corporate, fund and employee benefits, to clients and intermediaries in the Americas.
Chairman and chief executive Nigel Le Quesne said: “We are delighted to welcome the team on board. This demonstrates JTC’s ability to target new jurisdictions and attract talented teams. Latin America is a really interesting market with huge potential, and the move is a milestone in realising our ambition to become a truly global player.”