Appleby partner Carlos de Serpa Pimentel has been named Private Client 'Lawyer of the Year' in the recently announced 2020 Who's Who Legal Awards. Mr de Serpa Pimentel is also the Group Head of the Private Client and Trusts department for the Appleby Group.
Carlos specialises in all aspects of Cayman Islands trust law advice and trust litigation. He regularly advises trustees and ultra-high net worth individuals on the establishment, restructuring and administration of trusts and foundation companies, and the use of private trust companies as well as providing advice to Protectors and beneficiaries on a variety of trust related matters. He also advises on estate planning and administration of estate issues for high net worth individuals.
"I am incredibly honoured to have been recognised in such a talented sector." Mr de Serpa Pimentel said. "This award is a testament to the entire private client practice at Appleby which is consistently highly regarded by both our peers and clients alike."
Appleby's Private Client & Trusts group provides trust and foundation services and advice to high net worth individuals, families, and fiduciary companies. They advise on all aspects of trust law, including the establishment, administration restructuring and termination of private, charitable, purpose commercial trusts and foundations. Members of the team act in a personal capacity as Protector, Enforcer and Director (of PTCs) for a number of discretionary trusts and are frequently instructed by blue-chip trust institutions.
Who's Who Legal has been identifying the foremost legal practitioners and consulting experts in business law using comprehensive, independent research for over 20 years. The annual awards highlight exceptionally high performing individuals and firms in each of the featured practice areas, pulling from over 70 jurisdictions.