Appleby is one of the most well established offshore law firms in Asia with 30 years’ worth of experience operating in one of the world’s most highly regarded, dynamic and vibrant economies. Their Hong Kong office provides on the ground advice on the laws of Bermuda, Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands and Jersey, in the areas of Corporate, Dispute Resolution and Private Client & Trusts. They also facilitate the provision of legal advice in Guernsey, Isle of Man, Mauritius and the Seychelles.
Clients commended the firm for its excellent service levels with one commenting that “Appleby are quite consistent and user-friendly in their client service. They are responsive and efficient in executing financing transactions, and we also appreciate their Chinese language capability at a senior level.” and another noting “They’re very commercial and pragmatic”, adding: “They are always available and helpful, even at odd hours and on public holidays and weekends.”
Judy Lee is recognised for her specialism in various capital markets and corporate matters including IPOs and note issuances as well as finance and investment transactions. She is also acknowledged as “very commercial” and a client appreciates that “she puts herself in clients’ shoes and gives advice on how to resolve legal issues”. Eliot Simpson was highlighted by the guide that he “has extensive experience handling all manner of commercial litigation, particularly in relation to shareholding disputes, and restructuring and insolvency cases.” He is also described by a client as a “phenomenal practitioner with excellent knowledge.”