Local trust company, Hawksford, has been shortlisted for UK Offshore Trust Company of the Year in the Citywealth Offshore Awards 2012.

The Citywealth Offshore Awards have been established to highlight the excellence of the advisers and managers in the major offshore jurisdictions. Clients, advisers and peers of all shortlisted firms are invited to vote for the companies they believe should win.

'We are delighted to have been shortlisted for this award. It is testament to the hard work and continuing dedication of our team who have really gone above and beyond to secure Hawksford’s place in the market. Since the management buyout in October 2008 every team member has contributed to the business growth and success that Hawksford has enjoyed. We were recognised for this in 2010 at the STEP Private Client Awards, scooping the Independent Trust Company of the Year Award and also earlier this year, collecting the Trust Company of the Year Award at the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards,’ said Peter Murley, Chief executive, Hawksford. ‘Once again, we are very pleased to be representing Jersey in such as positive way.’

Those wishing to vote for Hawksford can do by following this link: http://www.citywealthmag.com/offshore-awards-registration The winners will be announced at the Citywealth Awards supper on 25th January 2012, at the Landmark London Hotel.