Vote for the People’s Choice - Trusted Advisor of the Year

STEP Members are invited to vote for the practitioner who you feel most deserves this award. Members who have opted into Awards update emails will receive an email with a link to vote. If you have not opted into Awards updates please email and you will be sent a copy of the email with a voting link. The vote is open to members of STEP only and each member of STEP can only vote once. Multiple votes will not be counted. 

Voting will close Monday 19 October 2020

Shortlisted practitioners are:

Amanda Bailey

Amanda Bailey TEP, DTM Legal

Amanda Bailey’s areas of expertise include tax, succession planning and probate. Having established DTM Legal’s private client department in 2017, Amanda is recognised in the North West and further afield for her dynamic, often innovative approach to resolving succession issues for business owners and landowners whilst navigating complex family dynamics.



Christopher Linton

Christopher Linton TEP, Wollens

Chris is relentlessly client-focussed, working regionally & globally in the administration of complex estates, succession issues and wills with  complex instructions. He consistently adopts a holistic approach, collaborating with other professionals to achieve desired client outcomes. Involved in school governance and charity trusteeship, Chris also mentors junior and aspiring lawyers.



Asher Noor

Asher Noor TEP, AlTouq Group

Asher Noor is CIO for AlTouq Group – a sophisticated Saudi Arabian single family office. As former chair of STEP's Business Families SIG, a director at Family Firm Institute and serving on the editorial board of the STEP Journal, Mr. Noor is an enthusiastic and prominent practitioner, based in Saudi Arabia.



Carmen S Thériault

Carmen S. Thériault QC TEP, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada

Carmen S. Thériault leads wealth and private client practice at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada. She was appointed Queen’s Counsel and ranked Band 1 in the 2020 Chambers International HNW Guide. She is a frequent speaker and was “Plenary Winner, Best Conference Presentation” at the 2019 STEP Canada national conference. Carmen is also Co-editor of Widdifield on Executors and Trustees and has a deep commitment to pro-bono work.