Lawyer of the Year: Winner: Ashley Crossley, Baker & McKenzie
Top photo: Jean Francois de Clermont Tonnerre, Hottinger Group (sponsor). Ashley Crossley, Joint Head of the Wealth Management Dept, Baker & McKenzie and host.
Bottom photo: Karen Jones, Editor, Citywealth with Rt Hon David Mellor QC
As well as being a former Conservative party candidate and Joint Head of the Wealth Management Department London office, Ashley Crossley, has carved a niche in dealing with seriously wealthy Russian/CIS and Middle Eastern clients.
He has acted on one of the largest limited partnership structures in the Far East worth GBP5.3 bn and also acts for several governments and global financial institutions on the exchange of information in tax matters.
Citywealth’s next major event is the Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards in January 2013. The awards are now open for submissions. The event is now in its second year and will be held at the Landmark Hotel on 24th January 2013. Closing deadline for submissions is 31st August 2012.
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Citywealth has twenty events a year, an app, two print publications and a fully archived website. Event clubs include Citywealth Women in Wealth Supper Club, Citywealth YP, Citywealth Tomorrow Club, Citywealth Shanghai Delhi Club. Awards are: Citywealth IFC awards, Citywealth Magic Circle AWards. Citywealth frequently does important interviews with wealthy clients and philanthropists.
Karen Jones is often referred to as the Liz Hurley of the finance world. She is a regular speaker and commentator on wealth and finance issues. Speaking recently on the future of Switzerland at The Financial Services Forum and commenting in the Daily Mail on wealthy arabs and their summer spending habits. Her most daring adventure was going on the bobsleigh at Calgary – the Olympic run which is 1,500 metres and takes ten seconds.