Fairway Group is delighted to announce that its trust division of the business and its MD, Louise Bracken Smith, have both been shortlisted in this year’s prestigious Citywealth Magic Circle Awards.

Fairway Trust is in the running for an award within the category ‘Trust Company of the Year – Independent’ whilst Louise Bracken Smith has been named as one of the ten finalists in the ‘Woman of the Year’ category.

The financial sector awards are held each year to find the best advisors and managers in the private wealth industry and the double nomination reinforces both the trust company and Louise’s reputation as strong leaders in this sector.

Louise said: “Making the shortlist in both categories as judged by ten global industry experts is a great honour for us and comes at a time of continual growth for the Group.” T

his is the second time Louise has been nominated for an award as last year she was shortlisted for ‘Trustee of the Year.’ The individual category winners will be announced at an awards dinner in London in May, which is expected to attract to attract over 400 guests representing 140 organisations including leading law firms, trust companies, family offices, tax advisers, investment managers and bankers in the wealth sector.