Our people - 10 November 2017

Hawksford makes a new associate director appointment on the private client team

Carly Vardon, with 11 years’ experience in the legal and financial services industries, has been appointed as associate director.

Carly Vardon’s responsibilities will include working with fellow directors to implement Hawksford’s private client business plan and developing new business opportunities. She will also play a role in managing and growing the private client team and ensuring all clients receive a quality service.


‘I have developed a broad range of knowledge in the legal and financial services industries and this varied background will give me the necessary skills to help drive forward Hawksford’s business strategy. I am looking forward to building on my experience and growing the private client offering whilst delivering the best service possible to clients,’ said Carly. 


‘Carly has a wealth of experience in business development and client relationship management, as well as a robust understanding of corporate governance and improving business process efficiencies. Her experience working on an impressive range of international portfolios, particularly in the Middle East, will be a significant asset to Hawksford’s private client service,’ said Darren Kelland, Global Head of Private Client at Hawksford.


Carly joined Ogier in 2006, where she qualified as an English Solicitor as part of their legal training contract within the corporate and commercial team.  Following a management buyout she became a manager at Elian Private Wealth in 2013, where she advised on international portfolios for Middle Eastern clients and provided specialised offshore administration to high profile clients. Carly has also held roles at Royal Bank of Canada and IFG Trust Jersey.


In 2016 Carly was recognised as a ‘Top 35 under 35’ professional by industry publication Eprivateclient.

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