Founded as a sole practice by the late Denis Lince in 1953, the firm has evolved over the years. In March 2002, the partnership became a limited company under the name Lince Salisbury Limited. Its aim is to provide a holistic approach to clients in respect of audit, accounting, taxation, bookkeeping and statutory services.
While maintaining links with our heritage by retaining the 'Lince Salisbury' name, we are a member of the BKR International organisation, a highly respected international association of independent accountants. This association demands the highest standards of its members and provides a worldwide network of expertise.
Our business is led by two principals or directors: Matt Godfrey and Greg Robert. Working with them are three qualified managers and an eleven strong team of support staff. Our team structure and our commitment to the continued development of our staff at all levels which ensures that our clients receive an efficient, friendly and world class service.
With a business history spanning six decades, we have built a large client base that includes small, local companies and in common with the financial sector in Guernsey, we provide audit services for a great number of offshore trusts and companies administered by banks and trust companies locally.
Avenue Trust Company Limited our wholly owned trust company offers full fiduciary services in relation to trusts, companies, foundations, partnerships, pensions, share plans, employee benefit trusts, Stichtings, SPVs and accepts appointments as professional executors. These services are delivered to, both Private Clients and Corporate and Institutional Clients, alike.
Lince Salisbury Limited is formally registered and approved with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and holds a Prescribed Business licence issued by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission under The Criminal Justice (Proceeds of Crime) (Legal Professionals, Accountants and Estate Agents) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2008 in respect of its audit and accounting business.
Lince Salisbury Limited and Avenue Trust Company Limited hold a Full Fiduciary licence issued by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission under The Regulation of Fiduciaries, Administration Businesses and Company Directors, etc. (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2000 to carry out fiduciary activities.
Lince Salisbury Limited is also permitted to act as auditors to regulated fiduciary businesses.