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STEP Announces Private Client Award Winners

Tom Burroughes Group Editor London 20 October 2010

STEP Announces Private Client Award Winners

Wealth management and law firms such as GenSpring Family Offices, Baker & McKenzie and Boodle Hatfield were among the firms that came top of their categories at the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners’ Private Client Awards 2010/2011 last night.

Before an audience of more than 700 attendees in London, 21 awards were presented at the event, hosted by the political satirist and comedian Rory Bremner. Among the sponsors for the event were WealthBriefing and the World Gold Council. Stephen Harris, managing director of ClearView Financial Media – the publisher of this website – was on the judging panel for the awards

The winners were:

Sagars – Accountancy Team of The Year;

Law Offices of Suzanne M Reisman – Boutique Firm of the Year;

Turcan Connell – Charity Team of the Year;

Boodle Hatfield – Contentious Trusts & Estates Team of the Year;

Charles Russell – London Legal Team of the Year;

Michelmores – UK & Ireland Legal Team of the Year;

Katten – North American Team of the Year;

Baker & McKenzie – International Legal Team of the Year;

New Square Chambers – Chambers of the Year;

GenSpring Family Offices – Multi-Family Office Team of the Year;

Wellington West Total Wealth Management – Independent Financial Advisor Team of the Year;

Hawksford International – Independent Trust Company of the Year;

BSI Trust Corporation (Bahamas) – Institutional Trust Company Team of the Year;

Smith & Williamson – Investment House of the Year;

New Philanthropy Capital – Philanthropy Team of the Year;

Standard Life – Long-Term Savings and Pensions Team of the Year (this category was sponsored by WealthBriefing);

Thomas Dumont of Radcliffe Chambers – Advocate of the Year;

Citi Private Bank – Private Bank Team of the Year;

Gedye & Sons -Outstanding Written Communications;

Laura Kermally (Withers) – The Geoffrey Shindler Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession;

Owen Clutton, TEP – Lifetime Achievement Award.

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