Saffery Champness has been shortlisted in the STEP Private Client Awards 2022 for Trust Company of the Year (mid-size firm) and Digital Assets Practice of the Year in recognition for its work with clients in the digital assets space.
The STEP Private Client Awards are seen as the hallmark of quality within the private client industry, recognising and celebrating excellence among private client solicitors, lawyers, accountants, barristers, bankers, trust managers and financial advisers.
All entries undergo a rigorous judging process with up to five finalists in each category. Judges are supported by an independent panel of experts comprising of internationally renowned practitioners in the wealth management arena.
Robert Mace, Partner and Head of the firm’s International Group, commented:
“It’s fantastic that we’ve been shortlisted for this award. We act for many diverse clients operating in the digital asset economy including founders, early investors, metaverse, gaming and NFT projects. It’s an exciting area of our work and it’s very rewarding to be able to advise clients on the appropriate tax planning and compliance aspects of owning and creating digital assets.”
Lisa Vizia, Director, Guernsey/Cayman Islands said:
“The STEP Private Client Awards are the gold standard in the private client fiduciary industry – our clients, colleagues and peers look to the Awards as a stamp of excellence recognising indisputable distinction and quality within our sector and it is a privilege to be recognised as a finalist.”
The winners will be announced at an award ceremony in London on 14 September 2022.