Jersey head quartered trust company, Hawksford, has been included on the Private Client Practitioner’s list of Top 25 Most Admired Companies for the first time.
The prestigious list of the Top 25 Most Admired Companies is the elite of its Top 25 series, which celebrates and commends the biggest and most successful private client-centric advisory businesses.
The series includes lists of the Top 25 trust companies, accountancy firms, law firms, and IFAs. ‘We are delighted to have secured a place on the list of Top 25 Most Admired Companies,’ said Peter Murley, chief executive of Hawksford. ‘We have been included in the Top 25 Trust Company list for the last three years, and are extremely pleased that we have been recognised alongside top advisory organisations across a variety of industries.
It is testament to the hard work and dedication of our client-focused team.’ Hawksford has enjoyed considerable success since its management buyout in 2008. The company, which employs 160 people across its offices in Jersey, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates, was recognised as Owner-Managed Trust Company of the Year 2012/2013 and 2010/2011 at the STEP Private Client Awards.
In 2011 Hawksford was recognised as Trust Company of the Year at the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards and was shortlisted for the same accolade again in 2012. In 2010 and 2011 Steve Carr, associate director at Hawksford, was recognised by Private Client Practitioner in the Top 35 Under 35 rankings and in 2012 Aine O’Reilly was included in the prestigious list. Hawksford was also recognised in 2010, 2011 and 2012 by Private Client Practitioner, as a Top 25 Trust Company in its annual listing.
Hawksford is joined by six other businesses with a presence in Jersey including Bedell, Deloitte, KPMG, Ogier, PWC and RBC Wealth Management. Hawksford is also joined on the list by a number of elite UK companies such as Smith & Williamson and Taylor Wessing. Hawksford is a leading independent wealth structuring company specialising in preserving and enhancing wealth.
The company provides a dedicated range of services for a diverse list of multi-generational families through its family office business, and administers investment fund work through its funds business. Hawksford offers wealth structuring solutions through its businesses: Hawksford Fiduciary, Hawksford Family Office, Corporate Solutions, Hawksford Employee Solutions, Hawksford Funds, Hawksford Wills & Probate, Hawksford Advisory, Hawksford Succession Planning and Hawksford Media & Sport.