Appleby wins STEP team award
Appleby was named the International Legal Team of the Year 2011/12 at the STEP Private Client Awards 2011/12 held in London last Thursday.
The awards ceremony, which was held at the London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel, was attended by more than 670 professionals in trusts, estates and private client work.
This win reinforces Appleby’s position as a leading provider of private client and trusts services, with the Group achieving global recognition.
In addition to the International Legal Team award, Appleby was also shortlisted for the Owner-managed Trust Team of the Year by STEP at the ceremony, and the Group was named one of the top 25 most admired companies 2011 by Private Client Practitioner magazine.
The STEP Private Client Awards highlight excellence among private client solicitors/attorneys, accountants, barristers, bankers, trust managers and financial advisers. The awards were judged by a panel of 16 judges supported by a panel of experts which include over 100 industry professionals worldwide. The judges said that Appleby stood out as being highly client-driven, with an emphasis on providing holistic advice encapsulated by a focus on achieving ‘trusted advisor’ status.
Appleby Bermuda Partner Vanessa Schrum said: “We are delighted to have won this prestigious international award and are extremely pleased to receive recognition for the exceptional service that we offer our clients as their trusted advisers.”