STEP designation for Crooks and Awe

Malaqui Awe and Toby Crooks of Rawlinson
& Hunter have completed their Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

To achieve this qualification Ms
Awe and Mr. Crooks had to undergo two years of study and had to sit the
required examinations in four advanced papers: Trust Creation, Law and
Practice; Company Law and Practice; Trust Administration and Accounts and
Trustee Investment and Financial Appraisal. They are now entitled to apply for
full membership of the Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners.

Ms Awe has been working with the
firm since 2007 and is currently a Senior Administrator in the firm’s Trust and
Corporate Services department.

Mr. Crooks has been with the Cayman
Islands office since 2008 as a Senior Administrator in the Trust and Corporate
Services department. He is on secondment from the firm’s London office where he
was a Tax Consultant. Toby is also an ACA-qualified Chartered Accountant.

 “As a firm we believe that it is essential to
encourage and support staff who wish to expand their knowledge base,” said
partner with Rawlinson & Hunter William Walmsley.

“We applaud Malaqui and Toby on
their achievements which are a result of determination and dedication. Their
additional technical expertise will complement our already strong trust
services group and reinforces our commitment to ensuring that our clients are
serviced by the most talented professionals.”

The Cayman Islands office of
Rawlinson & Hunter has been providing a comprehensive range of professional
services for over 35 years. The firm specialises in the provision of trust and
corporate services, fund fiduciary services, restructuring & recovery and
accounting services to local and international clients.


From left, Rawlinson & Hunter partner William Walmsley with Toby Crooks and Malaqui Awe.
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