KPMG private client team wins prestigious industry award

KPMG private client team wins...

The private client team at KPMG in the UK was named Accountancy Team of the Year by “STEP”, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, the worldwide professional association for practitioners dealing with family inheritance and succession planning, at the STEP awards on Wednesday 17 September.

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Details of the awards are available here. Commenting on the award win, Dermot Callinan, head of private client advisory, said:

“I am so proud of my team for winning this massively prestigious award particularly as this is the third time KPMG’s Private Client team has been honoured for excellence as ‘Accountancy Team of Year’. The STEP Awards are widely acknowledged as the industry benchmark in terms of recognising expert advice and this year saw a record number of 240 entries from over 21 countries worldwide.

“I’m particularly happy that the judges recognised our approach to staff development. Our people are at the heart of our success and I am lucky to have excellent colleagues to work with around the UK”


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Notes to editors:

KPMG LLP, a UK limited liability partnership, is a subsidiary of KPMG Europe LLP and operates from 22 offices across the UK with approximately 11,500 partners and staff.  The UK firm recorded a turnover of £1.8 billion in the year ended September 2013. KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax, and Advisory services. It operates in 155 countries and has 155,000 professionals working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"), a Swiss entity.  Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.

This article represents the views of the author only, and does not necessarily represent the views or professional advice of KPMG in the UK.

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