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Jersey scoops eighth leading IFC award

Jersey scoops eighth leading IFC award

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Jersey scoops eighth leading IFC award


Jersey Finance has been recognised as the ‘IFC of the Year’ for private wealth management for the eighth year in a row at the annual Citywealth IFC awards.

The Awards, which were established nine years ago, aim to recognise the expertise and service excellence of advisors and managers in the private wealth sector in major IFCs and are judged by an international panel of practitioners from all sectors.

“We’re incredibly proud that Jersey has been recognised as the leading IFC for another consecutive year," Joe Moynihan, Chief Executive at Jersey Finance, commented. 

"It’s testament to the hard work the industry puts in year-round to ensure we provide a relevant and cutting-edge service offering, to build on our growing international contact base and to maintain a strong and stable platform for our international clients. 

 “As we step into a new chapter of change and opportunity, this should provide a vote of confidence to both our Members and their clients that Jersey is the jurisdiction of choice for complex private wealth management, funds, banking and capital markets expertise.”

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Pictured: Butterfield's Deputy Group Head of Trust, Paul Hodgson and host David Flatman.

Independent offshore bank, Butterfield, won the award for 'Private Bank of the Year - Channel Islands and Isle of Man' along with two other awards linked to their Guernsey operations.

“We are thrilled to receive so many awards at this prestigious event. I am extremely proud of my colleagues," Michael Collins, Butterfield’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said. " This well-deserved recognition speaks volumes for their hard work and dedication in providing outstanding service to our clients."

Appleby was named 'Law Firm of the Year' in litigation. 

Carlos de Serpa Pimentel, Global Group Head of Appleby’s Private Client and Trusts department, commented: “Winning this prestigious award, helps highlight the dedication and commitment from our team of experts who consistently deliver the best possible outcome for our clients.”

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Pictured: Edward Mackereth, Ogier's Global Managing Partner. 

Ogier took the title of 'Law Firm of the Year' home for Jersey and Hong Kong/Singapore. 

"We pride ourselves on working seamlessly across borders and time-zones to provide consistently excellent service to our clients, so it's particularly pleasing to see our strengths highlighted across our Jersey and Hong Kong teams, as well as Rachael Reynolds' world-leading talents being recognised by her peers, supported by her brilliant Cayman-based team," Ogier's Global Managing Partner Edward Mackereth said. 

"As we continue to move forwards as a firm it is this drive to "be extraordinary" across the board that is setting us apart."

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Pictured: Highvern's Group Director, Naomi Rive.

Highvern was named 'Independent Trust Company of the Year' and announced that it would donate £1,000 to the Samaritans in Jersey as a result.

"We are delighted to have won independent trust company of the year at the Citywealth IFC awards," Naomi Rive, Group Director, said. "Many thanks to Citywealth and to all who voted for us as well as to our fantastic team here at Highvern."

Dickinson Gleeson took home the award for 'Boutique Law Firm of the Year'.

Carey Olsen's Jersey office was runner-up in the 'Law Firm of the Year – Jersey' category.

Pictured top: Robert Moore, Director – UK, Allan Wood, Global Head of Business Development, Faizal Bhana, Director – Middle East and Africa, collecting the award on behalf of Jersey Finance and David Flatman, host.

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