Partner Vanessa Schrum of leading offshore law firm Appleby was named ‘Woman of the Year’ for the Leadership, Professional Services category at the 2017 prestigious Citywealth Power Women Awards.  The Awards ceremony took place last night (8 February) at the Rosewood Hotel in London.  Now in its fourth year, the awards highlight the female leaders of today and tomorrow and champion those individuals and companies who maximise the potential of women in the wealth industry.

Vanessa, Partner and Group Head of Appleby’s Private Client and Trusts department in Bermuda, said: “The Power Women Awards are an important celebration of the significant impact women make on the wealth industry and I am honoured to have not only won this accolade, but to also be alongside such an admirable list of influential people and companies.”

Vanessa was shortlisted alongside professionals from Penningtons Manches, Reed Smith, Withers Bergman, Boodle Hatfield, Withers and Mercer & Hole.

 

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