Andrew Harding, who joined Appleby in 2005, is a member of the firm’s Corporate & Commercial department. He specialises in the establishment of Isle of Man funds and private investment structures. He also advises in relation to mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on distressed funds. Andrew also has experience of Cayman Islands law, having been seconded to Appleby’s Cayman Islands office during 2013.
Tom Brook is a member of Appleby’s Corporate and Commercial department and is qualified as a solicitor in both England & Wales and the British Virgin Islands . Tom spent six years in England working within the banking and finance teams of two international law firms as well as gaining significant commercial experience during an extended secondment within the legal department of Barclays Bank PLC. Tom, whose onshore banking and finance legal expertise has enhanced and expanded Appleby’s offering to banks and lenders in the local debt finance market, also has experience on a wide range of corporate transactions encompassing international finance, acquisitions, insolvency and matters involving the ever-growing Isle of Man Aircraft Registry.
Faye Moffett, Partner and local Corporate and Commercial Practice Group Head at Appleby (Isle of Man) LLC commented: “Andrew and Tom are key members of our corporate and commercial team, which is now the largest on the Island”.
She continued: “They bring a wealth of expertise and experience to the table and I look forward to continuing to work with these talented individuals as we focus on our strategic priorities and building our business in 2014.”