FORMER regulator Maxime Le Tocq has joined Butterfield Bank as Compliance Manager.
Ms Le Tocq trained as a lawyer, having attained a BA from the University of Warwick before going on to complete her Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course. In 1996 she qualified as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales after undertaking her articles of training with Cameron Markby Hewitt (now Cameron McKenna). In 1997 she was invited back to the College of Law to take on the role of Deputy Head of the Business Law and Practice Course.
In 1999, she returned home to Guernsey and joined the listings department of the Channel Islands Stock Exchange before moving to the Guernsey Financial Services Commission where she rose to Deputy Director of the Fiduciary Services Division.
Ms Le Tocq has been a member of the Guernsey International Legal Association (GILA) since returning to Guernsey and has served in every capacity on the GILA Executive committee, including President. She was part of the team responsible for bringing Cherie Booth QC to Guernsey in 2010, and the team which set up a GILA bursary award. In addition she was involved in setting up the GILA mentoring scheme for students on the new Graduate Diploma in Law run by the GTA University Centre in conjunction with Bournemouth University. She is also an active member of the Guernsey Women’s Development Forum.
At Butterfield her role includes financial crime and fraud prevention and will incorporate compliance officer roles for Butterfield’s fiduciary and administered banking services in Guernsey. Butterfield Director, John Robinson, said ‘Maxime has exceptional experience and expertise in regulation and compliance matters. We are very pleased that she has taken up this key role at Butterfield.’