Acumum – Legal & Advisory – International Consultant
Acumum is an award winning boutique set of legal, tax, fiduciary and accounting firms, located in the tax & fiscal efficient European jurisdiction of Malta. Believing in long-term relationships, we provide holistic, sustainable and practical solutions to clients, whilst being committed to a superb level of client service. Recognised and respected by numerous international networks and organisations, notably winning Best Law Firm at the Malta Best in Business Awards.
Expertise & Accomplishments
Benedict Popo works with Acumum Legal & Advisory as an International Consultant, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the legal and financial sectors from all over the world. Benedict’s CV is a who’s who of major international financial players, including HSBC, Barclays, and InvestUK – his wisdom combined with flawless professionalism make him one of the most sought after consultants in the business.
A lawyer with over 25 years of experience in the banking and financial sectors, Benedict Popo joined HSBC UK in 1997 and held a number of roles within the corporate, commercial and personal financial planning divisions. In 2007 he moved to the HSBC International HQ in Jersey as Senior International Wealth Manager.
With a focus on the provision of cross-border wealth planning and delivery of HSBC asset management to global high net worth clients, he worked with clients in Malta, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and South Africa. A refocus on West African clients led him join Access Private Bank (UK) which brought him back to Nigeria in 2012 and for the last year he has run his own private wealth consultancy, focused on provision of family office services to high net worth clients.
- Law Society (England & Wales)
- Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners
- British Institute of International & Comparative Law
- Society of Commonwealth Lawyers.
- Citizenship & Residency
- Estate & Wealth Planning
- High Net Worth Individuals
- Corporate and Personal Asset
- Structuring & Compliance
- Henley Business School, Reading University; Capital Market Risk & Compliance
- Nigerian Law School; BL, Bar Examination
- University of Lagos; LL.B (Hons), Law
- Nigeria Britain Association
- Nigerian Bar Association