Syed Islam (Solicitor, England & Wales) joined the Corporate department in October as an Associate. He completed his legal studies in Sheffield, achieving a Commendation in his Legal Practice Course. He has experience within a broad range of Corporate matters including the acquisition and disposal of businesses and business assets, legal due diligence, corporate restructuring, intergroup reorganisations and company refinancing.

Specialising in Private Client & Trusts work, Melissa Wong (Solicitor, England & Wales) joined the Corporate department in November as an Associate. She obtained a Bachelors of Law Exempting degree, with an integrated LPC from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle. She then continued her studies to postgraduate level and was awarded a Masters of Law (LLM) with Distinction from the University of Durham.

Melissa deals with all aspects of trust and foundation related matters including trust and corporate transactions, restructuring, provision of advice in relation to trustees, beneficiaries and protectors and providing legal opinions.

Faye Moffett, Managing Partner and Group Head of the Corporate department in the Isle of Man, said: “Syed and Melissa are two excellent additions to our corporate practice area, augmenting the department which consists of over 20 lawyers. We have a very strong team capable of handling the most complex matters.”

This news follows on from the recent appointment of Garry Manley as Partner within the Corporate department.

The firm is continuing to expand and is currently looking to recruit two corporate lawyers. For more information visit: applebyglobal.com/careers.

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