Michael O’Connell, Group Managing Partner who is based in the Jersey office has been named Lawyer of the Year for Litigation and has also received recognition in the practice areas of Arbitration & Mediation and Offshore. Simon Harding, Corporate Partner in the Isle of Man has received recognition in the practice area of Offshore.

Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession. Recognitions are based purely on the feedback received from peer reviews, with those lawyers named “Lawyer of the Year” having received extremely high overall feedback within specific practice areas and jurisdictions.

Michael said “It is an honour to be recognised by Best Lawyers and awarded Lawyer of the Year, especially as this recognition is based on the feedback from my peers across the industry.  This is a testament to the leading practice areas we have across our global jurisdictions.”

Appleby is one of the world’s leading international law firms.  Our global teams of legal specialists advise public and private companies, financial institutions and private individuals.

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