LONDON, Dec. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tim Prudhoe, a partner at conflict-free international law firm Kobre & Kim, has been named as a recipient of one of the 2015 Founder's Awards from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Now in their seventh year, STEP's annual Founder's Awards recognize members who have made an exceptional long-term contribution to the Society. This year's awards were announced at STEP's Annual General Meeting in London on December 9.
Prudhoe, a partner and barrister based in the British Virgin Islands, focuses on commercial litigation with extensive experience in relation to international financial centres and in particular their interaction with onshore legal proceedings and regulatory bodies.
As part of the accolade, Prudhoe was recognized for devoting "significant time to training STEP members wherever he works," as well as his "unique combination of onshore and offshore trial experience." His work on "multi-jurisdictional disputes, particularly with regard to issues in alternative investing and wealth management" was also highlighted.
Among other activities, he is a member of the STEP Contentious Trusts Special Interest Group, and is on the editorial board of the STEP's Trust Quarterly Review. He has previously served as Chair of STEP Turks & Caicos, as well as serving on the Steering Committee of the STEP Caribbean Conference.
"It is extremely gratifying to receive this recognition from such an important and prestigious organization," Prudhoe said. "I have been deeply involved in STEP for many years, and very much enjoy playing a role in helping to move both the organization and profession forward."
With over 20,000 members across 95 countries, STEP is the worldwide professional association for those advising families across generations, promoting best practice, professional integrity and education.
About Kobre & Kim
Kobre & Kim is a conflict-free international law firm focused exclusively on disputes and investigations. Operating out of offices in Seoul, New York, London, Hong Kong, Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Miami, Washington DC and San Francisco, it is the premier firm for international disputes providing clients with an integrated legal strategy across multiple jurisdictions.
Kobre & Kim has deep experience in government enforcement defense, internal investigations, asset tracing and international judgment enforcement, insolvency and debtor-creditor disputes, and other civil disputes. The integrated team includes U.S. litigators, Hong Kong and English solicitors, English barristers (including three Queen's Counsel) and offshore attorneys, including in Cayman and BVI, experienced in handling complex cross-border matters.
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