LK Shortlisted for prestigious STEP Private Client Award

Posted On: 24 Aug 2020

Lancaster Knox is proud to announce that it has been shortlisted in the STEP Private Client Awards 2020/21 “Boutique Firm of the Year” category.

The prestigious STEP Private Client Awards are open to both STEP members and non-members, and celebrate excellence among private client solicitors, accountants, barristers, bankers, trust managers and financial advisors.

This year saw a record 319 submissions from 27 jurisdictions worldwide with the expert judging panel shortlisting 77 firms and 14 individuals. Judges are supported by an independent panel of experts comprising of internationally renowned practitioners in the wealth management arena.

James Heathcote, Director – Private Client Advisory at Lancaster Knox commented on the shortlist nomination:  “Reaching the shortlist among such a high standard of entries is a huge achievement for our business. The Awards are considered the Oscars of the private client industry and the one all of us hope to be included in. “These awards are seen as a measure of quality by clients, colleagues and other professional advisors in the private client world, and we are therefore delighted to have been named as finalists. We are one of only a handful of companies who have been shortlisted for Boutique Firm of the Year and this makes me incredibly proud of what we have achieved.”

This year, the winners will be announced at a Virtual Awards Ceremony that will take place on 9 December 2020. The decision to move from the usual in-person dinner and ceremony was taken following discussions with the venue and restrictions on gatherings and social distancing requirements.