17 September 2019 - Article
Withers has been acclaimed once more for its outstanding wealth planning services across Asia Pacific, receiving four awards at the fifth WealthBriefingAsia awards, held in Singapore on 1 June.
Withers’ exceptional success at the awards included impressive recognition across the region:
- Best Legal Team in Greater China
- Best Tax/Accountancy Team in Greater China
- Best Wealth Planning Team in Southeast Asia
- Rising Star for lawyer Wei Zhang in the firm’s Hong Kong office
The awards showcase ‘best of breed’ providers in the global private banking, wealth management and trusted advisor communities, and are designed to recognise companies, teams and individuals that have demonstrated innovation and excellence during the past year.
Commenting on the firm’s success, Sharon Ser, Withers’ Senior Regional Partner Asia said: 'We are absolutely thrilled to have such comprehensive acknowledgement of our strength across the region, as well as the exceptional recognition of our colleague Wei Zhang. This suite of awards is the result of our team’s hard work and dedication, and we are honoured to be held in such high regard by the judges. As the largest and most experienced private client legal team in Asia, Withers is an unmatched leader in private wealth services, as these four awards demonstrate.'
'Our remarkable success this year is testament to the quality of our advice in an ever-changing regulatory and economic environment. The judges have recognised the multi-faceted nature of our capabilities, our ability to deal with many complex planning issues, as well as our wide geographical coverage,' said Jay Krause, Withers’ Head of Wealth Planning, Asia. 'Our highly respected teams have strong tax and structuring expertise, and our unparalleled cross-jurisdictional work accentuates the breadth of our global network.'