Leading offshore law firm Appleby has been praised for its approach to cross-jurisdictional matters in the 2023 edition of the Chambers and Partners UK Guide, with 15 of the Group’s Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey lawyers gaining individual recognition.
A leading directory for the legal industry, Chambers ranks law firms and their lawyers across 200 jurisdictions worldwide based on independent research and analysis, including client feedback.
As the only offshore law firm with a presence in all three Crown Dependencies, Appleby gained notable rankings across the Group’s Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey offices, including top tier positions in Corporate and Finance; Dispute Resolution; and Employment.
Industry sources cited within the directory considered Appleby as ‘very good in cross-jurisdictional matters’, with the Guernsey corporate team described as ‘extremely responsive, commercially astute… and very knowledgeable in the markets they operate in’. In the Isle of Man, the corporate team was noted for ‘handling big ticket cases’ and for ‘providing a full service offering to clients’, while the dispute resolution practice has ‘a strong multidisciplinary team’ that is ‘frequently called upon to handle claims stemming from fraud allegations’. Similarly, the ‘standout employment’ team in Jersey is noted for its ‘considerable expertise in contentious matters’.
The group’s individual rankings are as follows:
Jeremy Berchem (Office Managing Group Partner) Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds
Richard Sheldon (Group Partner) Employment
Stuart Tyler (Partner) Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds
Anthony Williams (Partner) Dispute Resolution
Isle of Man
Mark Holligon (Managing Partner) Dispute Resolution
Charles Davies (Partner) Dispute Resolution
Caren Pegg (Partner) Employment
Kyle Sutherland (Partner) Corporate & Finance
Juan Thornley (Partner) Corporate & Finance
Katherine Garrood (Counsel) Corporate & Finance
John Bisson (Group Partner) Property
Jared Dann (Group Partner) Dispute Resolution
Kevin McQuillan (Partner) Corporate & Finance
Fraser Robertson (Group Partner) Dispute Resolution
Andrew Weaver (Partner) Corporate & Finance; Investment Funds