Leading sector publication, Private Client Practitioner, has announced its Top 25 Most Admired Companies 2012, with Turcan Connell the only Scottish firm included on the list. This is the ultimate ranking of its Top 25 series, which is designed to celebrate the biggest and most successful of the private client-centric advisory businesses.

The Top 25 Law Firms, Accountancy Firms, Trust Companies and IFAs were all entered for the Top 25 Most Admired, however, there could only be 25 winners, with the quantity and quality of votes received, along with the publication staff's extensive industry knowledge, taken into consideration when deciding the final Top 25. Here's what it said about Turcan Connell:

"With offices in Scotland, Guernsey and London and over 20 partners and 300 staff, Turcan Connell has established itself as the leading private client practice. As well as providing legal services for individuals, family trusts and charities, the firm also meets clients' needs for administration, accounting and investment management, with over £1 billion in assets under management.

"The firm is almost eight times bigger than it was at inception 14 years ago, and it has nine trust and tax partners and 28 other trust and tax lawyers.

"Douglas Connell, joint senior partner, trust & tax, was among Private Client Practitioner's 50 Most Influential for 2012."

The full list of the Top 25 Most Admired Companies 2012 can be found here. Please note that a subscription is required to view this article.