Appleby shortlisted in record seven categories at the Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards 2014
20 Aug, 2013
Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services, has been shortlisted in a record seven categories for the Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards 2014. The firm has been shortlisted for: ‘Caribbean Law Firm of the Year’, ‘Caribbean Trust Company of the Year’, ‘Guernsey Law Firm of the Year’, ‘Jersey Law Firm of the Year’, ‘Jersey Trust Company of the Year’, ’Isle of Man Law Firm of the Year’ and ‘Isle of Man Trust Company of the Year’.
This is the first time that any offshore legal group firm has been shortlisted in so many categories for the Citywealth IFC Awards, which were established to highlight the excellence of the advisors and managers in the private wealth sector across the major international financial centres. The Awards are judged by an international panel of highly respected practitioners from across the private wealth sector, with experience of working with advisors in all the jurisdictions covered. The winners will be those judged to have excelled in achievement, innovation, expertise and service.
Commenting on the shortlist nominations, Carlos de Serpa Pimentel, Appleby’s Private Client and Trusts Practice Group Head said: “We are delighted to have been shortlisted for these prestigious awards in a record number of categories. This strong endorsement by practitioners worldwide is evidence of significant strength, expertise and high levels of innovation and service of our private client & trusts teams across our Crown Dependency and Caribbean offices.”
Farah Ballands (pictured), Appleby’s Global Head of Fiduciary & Administration Services added: “We greatly value this recognition by the judges for our private client work, which reinforces our market leading position in the offshore legal market.”
The winners will be announced at an awards presentation evening on 23rd January 2014 at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel.