Member company Ramsdens Solicitors LLP are delighted to announce their Private Client team have been named finalists in the Legal Team of the Year (midsize) in the upcoming STEP Private Client Awards 2014/15.
More than 73 firms and 10 individuals have been shortlisted from a record number of entries – with 240 nominations received from more than 21 countries across the 19 Award categories.
STEP’s Private Client Awards are the premier international industry awards celebrating excellence across the private wealth sector. The Awards include categories for private client lawyers, accountants, private bankers, financial advisors and trust managers worldwide. They offer an unrivalled opportunity for private wealth professionals to demonstrate excellence in their field and to their peer group.
Chairman of the Presiding Judges Paul Stibbard TEP said: "The presiding judges now face the challenge of assessing the shortlisted entries to recognise the truly top-tier work of practitioners and firms in the private wealth industry. We were greatly impressed by the number of jurisdictions represented in the nominations we received, and we look forward to celebrating their achievements with them at the Private Client Awards in September."
STEP’s Chief Executive David Harvey said: "The Private Client Awards, like STEP as a whole, are about excellence. STEP strives for industry-leading education and works towards shaping best policy in the field. The panel of judges represents some of the most accomplished people in the industry who are intrinsically involved in our education and policy initiatives, so you know that just to be shortlisted for a Private Client Awards is a mark of distinction."
Chris Reynolds, Head of the Private Client team at Ramsdens Solicitors LLP comments: "We are delighted to be finalists, the STEP Awards are the Oscars for our field of work and to have been recognised is a fantastic team achievement.”
The complete list of 2014/15 finalists is online and this year’s award winners will be announced at a gala ceremony at the London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel on Wednesday 17 September 2014.