Anthony Thompson, private capital partner at Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, has been named as lawyer of the year at the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2014.
Thompson beat eight lawyers from other private client firms including Charles Russell, Farrer & Co, Harcus Sinclair, Payne Hicks Beach and Taylor Wessing.
The awards, now in their eighth year, are held to recognise the best advisers and managers in the global wealth management industry. They are voted for by clients and advisers from across the global wealth management and ultra-high-net-worth community, with the final shortlists agreed by a panel of experts.
The private capital team has also recently been shortlisted as Private Wealth Team of the Year in The Lawyer Awards 2014. In addition, the team is currently in the running for two WealthBriefing Awards: Effective Legal Team, Europe; and Effective Legal Team, Singapore.
Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has also been nominated in The Lawyer Awards 2014 in the categories of Funds Team of the Year, IP Team of the Year, Litigation Team of the Year and Real Estate Team of the Year.