Edward Bennett, partner at Bedell Cristin's Jersey office, received the inaugural award for most commendations on Citywealth's Leaders List at its International Financial Centre (IFC) Awards 2020.
Edward received an impressive 23 reviews from peers and clients, praising his expertise, professional conduct, intellect and personability.
Edward is head of Bedell Cristin's International Private Client team in Jersey and has considerable experience advising local and international clients on all aspects of trusts, foundations and related corporate and commercial law. Bedell Cristin provides offshore legal advice from offices in the BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey, London and Singapore.
The IFC Awards seek to highlight the excellence of advisers and managers in the private wealth sector in major IFCs.
Bedell Cristin's offices in Guernsey and Cayman were also named runners up in two Law Firm of the Year categories: 'Guernsey' and 'Bahamas, Bermuda & Cayman'.
Bedell Cristin's global managing partner Tim Pearce, who was recently named in eprivateclient's 50 most influential list, said: "The fact that this award is the result of positive reviews from clients is a clear, independent, reflection of Edward's, and his team's, dedication to providing the highest level of client service that Bedell Cristin is well known for.
It was also very pleasing to see our Guernsey and Cayman teams recognised for delivering excellent technical and innovative legal advice."