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BDO wins Trusted Adviser of the Year and Accountancy Team of the Year trophies at 2018 STEP Private Client Awards

08 November 2018



BDO is the proud winner of a double award presented at the STEP Private Client Awards 2018/19 ceremony, held last Wednesday 7 November 2018. BDO in the UK has won the award of Accountancy Team of the Year (large firm) and STEP’s People’s Choice Award for Trusted Adviser of the Year 2018. Cindy Radu, a BDO Canada Partner in Business & Wealth Transition for Private Client Services won the trophy ahead of 5 shortlisted individuals representing renowned international firms. Cindy Radu assists families in transitioning wealth across generations. She is an active speaker, author and board member for multiple professional organisations, and is Deputy Chair of the Global Business Families SIG.

BDO’s Global Private Client Services team is experienced working with high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals and their families, entrepreneurs, and family offices. BDO’s team provides direct access to tax professionals who specialise in helping clients structure their domestic and international affairs in an efficient and compliant manner. BDO’s goal is to ensure clients’ wealth is structured effectively for long-term preservation and in compliance with the demands of regulators.  

STEP Private Client Awards are considered the hallmark of quality within the private client industry. These prestigious Awards recognise and celebrate excellence among private client solicitors, lawyers, accountants, barristers, bankers, trust managers and financial advisors. The annual awards ceremony is attended by internationally renowned practitioners in the wealth management arena.

STEP is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning. STEP works to improve public understanding of the issues families face in this area and promotes education and high professional standards among its members. STEP members help families plan for their futures, from drafting wills to issues surrounding international families, protection of the vulnerable, family businesses and philanthropic giving. Full STEP members, known as TEPs, are internationally recognised as experts in their field, with proven qualifications and experience