Appleby’s offices in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Jersey, Mauritius and the Seychelles, have all achieved either a Tier 1 or Tier 2 ranking in the guide which was published on 29 September.

The IFLR1000 is the guide to the world’s leading financial law firms. The rankings year-on-year are compiled by a team of dedicated specialist legal journalists and is the only publication of its kind to focus on the leading law firms for corporate finance worldwide.

In addition, over thirty of Appleby’s lawyers were recognised across different practice areas including Banking, M&A, Technology, Financial and Corporate and Investment Funds.



David Clark, Partner, BVI

Simon Raftopoulos, Partner, Cayman

Andrew Weaver, Partner, Jersey


Malcolm Moller, Group Managing Partner, Mauritius and Seychelles

Jeremy Berchem, Managing Partner, Guernsey

Timothy Faries, Managing Partner, Bermuda

James Gaudin, Managing Partner, Jersey

Jeffrey Kirk, Managing Partner, BVI

Brad Adderley, Partner, Bermuda

Alan Bossin, Partner, Bermuda

Andrew Jowett, Partner, BVI

Benjamin Woolf, Partner, Cayman

Chet Pohl, Partner, Guernsey

Judy Lee, Asia Group Head, Hong Kong

Eliot Simpson, Partner, Hong Kong

Simon Harding, Partner, Isle of Man

Kyle Sutherland, Partner, Isle of Man

Juan Thornley, Partner, Isle of Man


Clive Langley, Partner, Bermuda

Sally Penrose, Partner, Bermuda

Shana Simmonds, Counsel, BVI

Rebecca Jack, Senior Associate, BVI

Caroline Barton, Partner, Cayman

Anna-Lise Wisdom, Partner, Cayman

David Bulley, Partner, Cayman*

Liesl Richter, Partner, Cayman

Christian Victory, Partner, Cayman

Fiona Chan, Partner, Hong Kong

Paul Cheuk, Partner, Hong Kong

Kevin McQuillan, Senior Associate, Jersey


Matthew Ebbs-Brewer, Partner, Bermuda

Jerome Wilson, Partner, Bermuda

Josephine Noddings, Senior Associate, Bermuda

Jacob MacAdam, Partner, Cayman

Vincent Chan, Counsel, Hong Kong


*David Bulley has been ranked under Cayman, however he has recently transferred to Appleby’s Hong Kong office.

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