Our Services

We are a full service law firm providing comprehensive, expert advice and services across corporate, dispute resolution, property, regulatory and private client and trusts practice areas. We work with our clients to achieve practical solutions whether from a single location or across multiple jurisdictions.

Through Appleby Global Services, Appleby provides a range of administration, reporting and fiduciary services focused on corporate structures. Our dedicated teams of experienced professionals work closely with our legal specialists to provide our clients with an integrated legal and corporate administration offering.

Locations

An unparalleled global network

Our locations

We have offices in ten highly regarded, well-regulated global locations, operating in nine and practicing the laws of eight jurisdictions. Our office locations include the key international jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Mauritius, and the Seychelles, as well as the international financial centres of Hong Kong and Shanghai.

Our global presence enables us to provide comprehensive, multi-jurisdictional legal advice at the times most beneficial to our clients.

Bermuda

Appleby’s Bermuda office, Appleby (Bermuda) Limited, traces its history back to 1897.

British Virgin Islands

Appleby is one of the leading law firms in the British Virgin Islands.

Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands office of Appleby, Appleby (Cayman) Ltd., traces its origins back to 1945 and as such is the oldest legal practice in Cayman.

Guernsey

Guernsey is one of the world’s premier offshore financial centres.

Hong Kong

Appleby’s Hong Kong office addresses the needs of an expanding client base in the Asia Pacific region.

Isle of Man

The Isle of Man has developed a reputation as a premier financial jurisdiction.

Jersey

Our lawyers in Jersey provide a full range of legal services to a domestic and international client base.

Mauritius

This offshore location provides options for international clients, particularly those with an interest in business into and out of African and Asian markets.

Seychelles

The Republic of Seychelles has a legal system based on the English Common Law, the Civil Code of Seychelles and the 1993 constitution.

Shanghai

Appleby's Shanghai office offers a full range of offshore legal services

News & Deals Latest
24 Jan 2020

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Appleby WeChat channel

The channel is designed to keep you up to date with the latest deals from the region, regulatory upd...

Contributors: Cameron Adderley
22 Jan 2020 | Deals

Appleby advises AXIS Capital in its 2020 issuance of insurance and reinsurance linked notes

Our insurance team advised AXIS Capital, the Bermuda-headquartered global (re)insurer, in its 2020 i...

Contributors: Laura Burns
22 Jan 2020

Recognition for Appleby Hong Kong in the latest Legal 500 Asia Pacific rankings

The Legal 500, one of the leading international legal directories which rank law firms based on clie...

Contributors: Judy Lee, Cameron Adderley
21 Jan 2020 | News

The void filled: Constitutional vacuum in grandfathered bearer share companies

It is rare that a Court has the opportunity to put to rest a series of controversial issues in a sin...

20 Jan 2020 | News

Bermuda Recognised as a Global Leader in the Fight Against Financial Crime

Bermuda has made significant strides in strengthening its overall Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Ter...

Contributors: Sally Penrose
20 Jan 2020 | News

Appleby Bermuda in Miami for the World Captive Forum

The World Captive Forum will be held in Miami, Florida from 27-29 January 2020.

Contributors: Matthew Carr, Eduardo Fox
20 Jan 2020 | Deals

Appleby advises on closing of Zedra acquisition

Corporate Partner Jacob MacAdam and Associate Dean Bennett, both based in Appleby’s Cayman Islands...

Contributors: Dean Bennett
16 Jan 2020 | News

Have a coffee on Appleby this Blue Monday #ThanksAppleby

After the success of last year’s campaign, Appleby has partnered with local coffee shops in six lo...

15 Jan 2020 | Deals

Appleby Bermuda acted as counsel to Matterhorn Re Ltd., on the launch of its first catastrophe bond of 2020 under the sponsorship of Swiss Re

Matterhorn Re Ltd., registered as a Special Purpose Insurer in Bermuda, has via a segregated account...

Contributors: Josephine Noddings
15 Jan 2020 | Deals

Appleby Bermuda advised Sierra Ltd., the vehicle used by Bayview Asset Management, LLN in its first ever ILS transaction

Appleby Bermuda acted as counsel to Sierra Ltd. in connection with its offering of USD 150 million S...

Contributors: Josephine Noddings