28 January 2016

Withers wins law firm of the year from Citywealth

Withers receives accolades for the best law firm in Hong Kong and Singapore at Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards 2016 for excellence in the private wealth sector

Withers has again received accolades for its exceptional services as a leading law firm in Asia in the private wealth management industry by Citywealth, a premier publication for private client advisers and wealth managers to ultra-high net worth clients. The Citywealth International Financial Centre (IFC) Awards 2016 highlight the excellence of advisors and managers in the private wealth sector, with award categories ranging across investment management, private banking, wealth management and legal services.

Withers received Law Firm of the Year awards for Hong Kong and Singapore, demonstrating the firm’s unparalleled legal services to clients in these two cities. It is the second time that the firm has been awarded the Law Firm of the Year award for Hong Kong.

'We are honoured to receive this recognition from Citywealth. These prestigious awards acknowledge the outstanding work and great effort delivered by our exceptional teams in Hong Kong and Singapore, two of the most vibrant financial centres in the world.' said Sharon Ser, Withers’ Senior Regional Partner Asia. 'We are proud that our Hong Kong team represents an increasing number of successful Asian individuals, families and businesses across the region, providing them advice on a range of international tax, trust and corporate issues, as well as on all areas of family law. In Singapore, following our expansion through a formal law alliance in April 2015, Withers KhattarWong has become the second largest international law firm in the city, offering successful individuals and families, institutions and corporations in South East Asia a full range of legal capabilities including wealth planning. The two awards truly reflect Withers’ market leading position in the private client and wealth management space in Asia.'

'As a leader in wealth planning, Withers assists individuals and families pass on the results of their success across generations,' added Jay Krause, Withers’ Head of Wealth Planning, Asia. 'With business and personal wealth experiencing record growth in the region, Withers’ professional and experienced teams in Asia, together with our legal experts across the global network, are well-placed to provide clients with top-notch legal services to address their changing needs.'

The Citywealth IFC Awards 2016 were held at the Grange City Hotel in London on 20 January 2016.


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