Appleby, the world’s largest provider of offshore legal and fiduciary administration services with over 800 people and offices in 12 juridictions, is pleased to announce that Farah Ballands, Partner and Global Head of Appleby’s Fiduciary & Administration services has been recognised in the ‘Top 50 Most Influential 2013’ listing, published by Private Client Practitioner magazine.
Private Client Practitioner’s 50 Most Influential celebrates the key players within the UK and UK offshore private client advisory market who have had a real impact on their profession. Each nomination was judged by PAM Insight on its strength, the merits of the individual nominated and PAM Insight’s market knowledge.
Farah’s inclusion in the list is a further reflection of her influence and reputation in the wealth management sector and follows her recent acknowledgment in the 2012 Citywealth 'Leaders List' as well as being shortlisted for Citywealth’s ‘Outstanding Individual of the Year 2012' award. She also served as a presiding judge for the STEP Private Clients Awards 2012/13. These awards highlight excellence among private client solicitors/attorneys, trust managers and financial advisors.
Commenting on the listing, Farah Ballands said: “I am delighted to be recognised for my work at Appleby and to share this award with so many outstanding private client practitioners across the UK and offshore.”
The winners will be celebrated at a champagne reception in London on Monday 3 December 2012.
Appleby has thriving and growing private client, trusts and administration practices in some of the most well regulated and highly regarded offshore jurisdictions for the creation of trust structures, including in Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey as well as in the major financial centres of London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Zurich.