Burges Salmon named Private Client Legal Team of the Year at STEP Private Client Awards

Burges Salmon is winner of the Legal Team of the Year – Large Firm category at the STEP Private Client Awards 2017/18.

07 September 2017

Burges Salmon has been named as the winner of the 'Legal Team of the Year – Large Firm' category at the STEP Private Client Awards 2017/18.

This is the second time in three years that the team has seen success in this category.

The award reflects that the market recognises Burges Salmon’s reputation in the private wealth sector and that it competes internationally on equal terms with lawyers anywhere in the world.

The STEP Private Client Awards are seen as the hallmark of quality within the private client industry. Open globally to both STEP members and non-members, these prestigious Awards recognise and celebrate excellence among private client solicitors, accountants, barristers, bankers, trustees and financial advisors.

All entries undergo a rigorous judging process. Judges are supported by an independent panel of experts comprising internationally renowned practitioners in the wealth management arena.

Beatrice Puoti, head of Burges Salmon's private wealth team, says: “The STEP Awards are considered as the leading recognition in the wider private wealth sector. We are therefore once again delighted to have won this prestigious Award.”

The winners were announced at a dinner and awards ceremony that over 700 private-client professionals attended at The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London on 6 September 2017.

The Burges Salmon private wealth team is nationally and internationally recognised for providing clear and practical legal advice to clients in the UK and abroad. The team works with a wide variety of clients including entrepreneurs, landowners, high and ultra-high net worth individuals, trustees and family offices, both onshore and offshore.

Key contact

Beatrice Puoti

Beatrice Puoti Partner

  • Head of Private Wealth
  • Private Client Services
  • International Tax and Trust

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