Hawksford has been shortlisted for three prestigious Citywealth Magic Circle Awards, including Trust Company of the Year, Trustee of the Year and Outstanding Individual of the Year.

Now in their seventh year, the awards have become an established event in the wealth calendar and one at which Hawksford has enjoyed past success; in 2011 Hawksford was awarded the title of Trust Company of the Year. 'I am delighted that Hawksford has been shortlisted for these prestigious awards. Our nominations are testament to the hard work and continuing dedication our team has made since the management buyout in October 2008 where we have seen the business grow from strength to strength,' said Peter Murley, Chief executive, Hawksford.

‘I am also particularly delighted for Julian Hayden, to be shortlisted in the Trustee of the Year category, and am humbled to be shortlisted for Outstanding Individual of the Year. It is great to be representing Jersey in such a positive way.’

Julian Hayden, director of Hawksford is one of nine individuals shortlisted for the prestigious Trustee of the Year award. Mr Hayden has extensive expertise in fiduciary services and is part of the executive team that heads up Hawksford Succession Planning, Hawksford Advisory and Hawksford Family Office. With more than 25 years of experience in estate and succession planning and specialising in trusts and alternative structures.

Peter Murley, chief executive of Hawksford is one of nine shortlisted in the outstanding Individual of the Year category. Mr Murley is an experienced executive who focuses on people-centric operations, client relationships, business strategy, business transformation management and change implementation. He has undertaken various senior roles in HR, Customer Service, Operations and IT in the Banking, Insurance, Telecommunications, Travel and Media sectors, acting as thought leader, project director, consultant and board director for a range of major blue-chip organisations across the world. Mr Murley was one of five founder directors of firstdirect, Vice President, Customer Service and Systems for Telewest Communications and has also been associated with various high-profile new business start-ups including ITV Digital, GO Fly Airlines (now easyJet), Energis and O2. Outside of the UK he has worked with a wide range of organisations including RGS Insurance in Russia, KPN Mobile, Holland, Saudi Arabian Airlines and du Telecommunications in Dubai. Since joining Hawksford in 2010 he has been instrumental in the growth of the business, which is now the largest independent offshore trust company.

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

In 2011 the awards attracted nearly 400 of the industry’s global elite from 140 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.

Winners will be announced at the Citywealth Awards dinner on 10 May at the Landmark London Hotel.

To vote for Hawksford visit: http://www.citywealthmag.com/awards-registration