Richard Hay wins 2019/20 STEP Private Client Award for outstanding contribution to the profession

October 2, 2019
Stikeman Elliott is proud to announce that Richard Hay, partner and Head of the International Private Banking and Financial Regulation Group in our London office, has been honoured with the Geoffrey Shindler Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession at the 2019/20 STEP Private Client Awards, which took place on September 25 in London.

Richard is the only individual who has received this prestigious honour twice in the 14 year long history of these awards. This award is a testament to the excellence and leadership Richard has shown in his practice, in addition to his ongoing commitment to his clients’ success.

“Richard is a leading industry expert on global regulation of financial services. He works tirelessly for the benefit of the wider profession through his active contribution to policy dialogues in this area,” said the judges. “He also plays a key role in educating STEP members and other professionals, through his regular speaking engagements around the world.”

STEP is a worldwide professional association with 21,000 members across 96 countries, and the awards are highly regarded as a celebration of excellence across the private client world. Entries go through a rigorous, judging process led by practitioners to select the best in the industry.