Appleby, the world’s largest provider of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services, is pleased to announce that the firm has been shortlisted for 'International Law Firm of the Year – EMEA' at the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards.

In addition, Farah Ballands, Partner and Group Head of Fiduciary and Administration Services, has been shortlisted for 'Outstanding Individual of the Year.' Now in their seventh year, the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards have become an established presence in the wealth calendar. Each year the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards bring together the elite of advisors in the wealth industry as well as being an established event for philanthropists and the UHNW readership of Citywealth.

In addition to a distinguished panel of judges, Citywealth invite the private wealth management industry to have their say via online voting at The online voting closes on 27th April 2012. The winners will be announced at the Citywealth Awards dinner on 10th May 2012.

Commenting on the shortlist, Appleby Group Chairman, Peter Bubenzer said:

“We are delighted to have been shortlisted for ‘International Law Firm of the Year’ by Citywealth for the second year running. We are particularly pleased that Farah Ballands has been shortlisted for the ‘Outstanding Individual’ award, which is a reflection of her expertise and excellent leadership of the firm’s Fiduciary & Administration group.”