APPLEBY SHORTLISTED AT CITYWEALTH OFFSHORE AWARDS 2012
29 Nov, 2011
Appleby, the world’s largest provider of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services, has been shortlisted for four categories in the Citywealth Offshore Awards 2012, due to take place on the 25th January 2012 in London. The firm has been nominated in the ‘Caribbean Law Firm of the Year,’ ‘Caribbean Trust Company of the Year,’ ‘UK Offshore Law Firm of the Year’ and ‘UK Offshore Trust Company of the Year’ categories.
The Citywealth Offshore Awards have been established to highlight the excellence of the advisers and managers in the major offshore jurisdictions and will be judged by an international panel of highly respected practitioners from all sectors with experience of working with advisers in all the jurisdictions covered. The winners will be those judged to have excelled in achievement, innovation, expertise and service.
The nominations reinforce Appleby’s position as a leading provider of private client & trusts services. The Group has achieved recognition worldwide for its services, offering clients choice, flexibility and practical solutions. This includes being named ‘International Legal Team of the Year 2011’ at the 2011 STEP Private Client Awards and one of the Top 25 most admired companies 2011 by Private Client Practitioner magazine.
Commenting on the nominations, Carlos de Serpa Pimentel, Appleby’s Private Client and Trusts Practice Group Head (pictured) said: “We are delighted to have received recognition by Citywealth for our work, which is a reflection of the exceptional service that we offer our clients as their trusted advisers.”
Farah Ballands, Group Head of Fiduciary & Administration Services added: “Being shortlisted for these awards is further acknowledgement of the strength and depth of our team across the key Caribbean and UK jurisdictions.”
Appleby has expanded its Private Client & Trusts services in some of the most well regulated and highly regarded offshore jurisdictions including Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey.