We are a full service offshore 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.
An unparalleled global network
We have offices in ten highly regarded, well-regulated global locations, operating in nine and practising 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.
Appleby’s Bermuda office, Appleby (Bermuda) Limited, traces its history back to 1897.
Appleby (BVI) Limited is one of the leading law firms in the British Virgin 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 is one of the world’s premier offshore financial centres.
Appleby’s Hong Kong office addresses the needs of an expanding client base in the Asia Pacific region.
The Isle of Man has developed a reputation as a premier financial jurisdiction.
Our lawyers in Jersey provide a full range of legal services to a domestic and international client base.
This offshore location provides options for international clients, particularly those with an interest in business into and out of African and Asian markets.
The Republic of Seychelles has a legal system based on the English Common Law, the Civil Code of Seychelles and the 1993 constitution.
Appleby's Shanghai office offers a full range of offshore legal services
Appleby solicitors and lawyers are among the most respected in the offshore legal sector, winning a number of awards and regularly being ranked in the top tier of offshore lawyers across a range of practice areas in highly respected legal directories. With more than 200 lawyers, including over 70 partners, Appleby is firmly established as one of the leading offshore law firms specialising in international legal advice.
Appleby Global Services
Through Appleby Global Services, we offer 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.
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Appleby supports International Women's Day 2023
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