Local trust company, Hawksford, has been shortlisted in the Citywealth International Centre Awards in the Best Offshore Trust Company of the Year (Jersey) category.  

The Citywealth International Centre Awards are now in their third year. They were established to highlight the excellence of the advisors and managers in the private wealth sector in the major international financial centres. 

‘I am delighted that Hawksford has been shortlisted for the Jersey Trust Company of the Year Award. As a team we work extremely hard to surpass the expectations of our clients and, being shortlisted is a great honour,’ said Peter Murley, chief executive, Hawksford.  

The awards will be judged by an international panel of highly respected practitioners, from all sectors, who have experience of working with advisors in all of the jurisdictions included in the awards. The winners will be those judged to have excelled in achievement, innovation, expertise and service.  

Hawksford has been shortlisted alongside Appleby, Bedell Trust, IFM Trust, JTC Group, Minerva Trust, Ogier Private Wealth, Rawlinson & Hunter, RBC Wealth Management, SG Hambros Trust and Volaw.   The awards will be taken place in London at Grange St Paul’s Hotel, on the 23rd of January 2014.  

Hawksford was crowned Owner-Managed Trust Company of the Year 2012/2013 at the STEP Private Client Awards and won the same award in 2010/2011. 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. Hawksford was recognised in 2010, 2011 and 2012 by Private Client Practitioner, as a Top 25 Trust Company in its annual listing.  In 2013 it has been named one of the 25 Most Admired Companies by Private Client Practitioner.