Wealth adviser wins award for second time
Zillah Howard, a legal adviser, specialising in philanthropy, trust law and estate planning, has won ‘Best in Offshore’ at the Europe Women in Business Law Awards, for the second time running. The awards are given to law firms and individuals in recognition of their professional accomplishments over the past 12 months.
Howard has over 25 years’ experience in the offshore finance industry and is a partner in Bedell Cristin’s International Private Client group, based in Jersey. She regularly gives talks on wealth management structures and philanthropy and has written the chapter on Jersey in the forthcoming Oxford University Press publication on foundations. Howard is known for building strong and lasting relationships with clients and increasing their awareness of philanthropy.
Bedell Cristin’s managing partner Richard Gerwat said: “It is a significant achievement to win the category two years running and everyone at the firm is delighted that Zillah’s skills have been recognised once again in a highly competitive field amongst many leading international lawyers.”
The legal guidebook, Chambers Directory describes Howard as “being relied upon to provide incredibly well thought-out advice” and recognises her as “very bright and thorough, user-friendly, flexible, always available and great to work with”.