19 March 2019 - Article
Withers has been named Law Firm of the Year in Hong Kong by an international panel of executives from across the private wealth sector at the Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards.
The Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards were established to highlight the excellence of the advisors and managers in the private wealth sector in the major international financial centres. The awards were judged by a panel of highly respected practitioners from the financial and professional services sector from around the world with experience of working with advisors in all the jurisdictions covered.
Withers advises clients across a range of tax and trust issues globally and was recognized by the jury for its excellence in achievement, innovation, expertise and service.
*Marcus Dearle, Withers’ Office Managing Director Asia commented:
*_“We are delighted that Citywealth has recognised Withers for its exceptional work through the prestigious Hong Kong Law Firm of the Year award. With business and personal wealth experiencing record growth in the region, Withers is proud to represent an increasing number of successful Asian businesses, individuals and families from our Hong Kong office.”
The online voting for the awards doubled to 5,000 for the contest this year. UHNW individuals, family offices, intermediaries, trustees and private bankers have all participated to determine the winners and highlight excellence in international financial centres such as Hong Kong.
*Sharon Ser, Withers’ Senior Regional Partner Asia added:
*_“2013 was another year of success for Withers Hong Kong. Our work on landmark cases and unique cross-jurisdiction family law and wealth planning advice firmly establishes our position as the leading Hong Kong Matrimonial and Wealth Planning law firm.”_
The Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards 2014 were held on 23rd January 2014 at the Grange City Hotel in London, UK.