Jan. 2016 – TORTOLA BVI – The prestigious Citywealth IFC Power Women Top 200 List has now been published for 2015, recognizing 200 of the most powerful women in government, private wealth, private client advisory, education, and philanthropy across the International Financial Centres. O’Neal Webster Partners, Willa Tavernier and Vanessa King, appear in the IFC Power Women Top 200 for the third consecutive year.
“O’Neal Webster joins in congratulating our partners upon this achievement,” says Kerry Anderson, O’Neal Webster Managing Partner. “It is a great honour for the firm to have not only one, but two excellent attorneys make this list.”
Ms. King and Mrs. Tavernier were first featured in the debut IFC Power Women List 100 in 2013. Due to the list’s popularity, it was extended from honouring 100 of the most powerful women across the international financial centres to 200 individuals in 2014.
Mrs. Tavernier is an O’Neal Webster Partner and Head of the Property and Business Practice group. She leads the firm’s real estate practice, advises a broad-based clientele on contentious and non-contentious real estate law, and also advises business and investors on employment issues, corporate and commercial law, joint ventures, and commercial contracts.
Ms. King is a Partner and Head of O’Neal Webster’s Commercial Department. Her practice focuses principally on Banking and Finance, Corporate and Commercial, and Trust law. Her client base covers the major financial centres of the world and includes leading and domestic international financial institutions, law firms, and trust companies. She advises on various forms of Corporate Finance including bilateral and syndicated loans, project finance, property finance, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, and general aspects of banking, corporate law, and establishing and amending BVI Trusts.
About Citywealth Leaders List
The list has been compiled from reputable sources, including research generated by last year’s list and the 2015 edition of the Citywealth Leaders List. This was combined with recommendations from leading figures in the financial service industry and from a call for submissions during the year.
Listed alphabetically by jurisdiction and last name, these powerful women from diverse backgrounds are trailblazers in their field, helping to promote business excellence in their home jurisdiction and consolidating the reputations of the financial services industry globally. The full list can be viewed here.
Download (PDF) Citywealth media release and editorial notes here.
About O’Neal Webster
Since its establishment in 1989, O’Neal Webster has held a commitment to providing high quality legal counsel, serving the British Virgin Islands and international clients in complex commercial litigation; corporate, banking, finance, and funds; trusts and estates; intellectual property protection; real estate transactions; admiralty; and corporate restructuring and insolvency matters. O’Neal Webster has offices in Road Town, Tortola, BVI and London, U.K. Learn more at www.onealwebster.com.