Hawksford International was crowned Trust Company of the Year at the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards, at a ceremony in London last night.

Now in their sixth year, the awards have become an established event in the wealth calendar and are coveted by the industry’s leading companies.

'We are delighted to have been given such a prestigious award. It is testament to the hard work and continuing dedication of our team who have really gone above and beyond to secure Hawksford International’s place in the market. Since the management buyout in October 2008 every team member has contributed to the incredible business growth and success, which Hawksofrd International has enjoyed and were recognised for this last year at the STEP Private Client Awards, scooping the Trust Company Team of the Year Award. Two top awards in less than one year is recognition of a genuine success story,’ said Peter Murley, CEO, Hawksford International. ‘Once again, we are very pleased to be representing Jersey in such as positive way.’

Hawksford International was recognised by the judges for its in-depth technical expertise and knowledge, first class client service, market leading products and services and innovative solutions.

Each year the awards bring together the elite of advisors in the wealth industry as well as being an established event for philanthropists and Citywealth’s ultra high net worth readership.

Last night’s awards attracted 372 of the industry’s global elite from around 120 different organisations including the leading law firms, trust companies, family offices, tax advisors, investment managers and bankers in the wealth sector to recognise the achievements of the industry during the past year.

The winners were announced at the Citywealth Awards dinner last night, Thursday 12 May, at the Landmark London Hotel.