Appleby announced that the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners has shortlisted the Appleby Group for the “Owner-Managed Trust Team of the Year” and the “International Legal Team of the Year” categories of the STEP Private Client Awards 2011/12.
The awards highlight excellence and innovation among private client professionals worldwide.
Appleby, through its Fiduciary and Administration Group, has provided offshore trust management and administration services for more than 50 years. The Private Client and Trusts Practice Group advises institutional trustees and private clients on the structuring, establishment, restructuring and winding-up of private, charitable, purpose and commercial trusts, private trust companies, foundations, holding companies and partnerships.
Farah Ballands, Appleby Partner and Group Head of Fiduciary and Administration Services said, “We are delighted with our shortlisting for these prestigious awards. STEP’s recognition of our private client services further reinforces our market leading position in the offshore world.”
Commenting on the International Legal Team of the Year shortlisting, Carlos de Serpa Pimentel, partner and head of the Private Client and Trusts Practice Group at Appleby said, “It is an honour to be recognised by our peers in this manner. It is our strategic goal to be the world’s leading provider of offshore legal and fiduciary services and thus, our shortlisting underscores the breadth and depth of experience and expertise we offer clients.”
The award winners will be announced at a ceremony on 15 September, 2011, at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel in London.