Bio

John is an associate in Appleby’s Dispute Resolution Department.

Prior to joining Appleby, John was a litigation associate in another Bermuda law firm where he represented clients in a wide range of civil and commercial disputes.  He has regularly appeared before the Magistrates’ Court, Supreme Court and statutory tribunals.  His breadth of knowledge enables him to be versatile and provide clients with timely and sound advice.

In addition to being admitted in Bermuda, John has also been admitted in England and Massachusetts.

PUBLICATIONS:

EXPERTISE:

  • The Estate of Hung Wen-Hsiung: Proceedings are bought by one of the heirs of one of Taiwan’s most significant business empires. Our client is the Estate of Mr Hung. Mr Hung was an advisor to the founders and was involved in the establishment of their Bermuda Trusts. It is claimed that the Trusts are invalid under Bermuda law because the purposes are said to be for mixed charitable and non-charitable purposes and/or because of allegations of want of authority and/or undue influence;

EDUCATION:

Northeastern University (Massachusetts)

Boston College Law School (Massachusetts)

Qualified Lawyer Transfer Scheme

Updates

26 Feb 2020 | News

Appleby hires two new lawyers in Dispute Resolution and Corporate

Appleby Bermuda is delighted to welcome John McSweeney and Larissa Roche to its Dispute Resolution a...

Contributors: Larissa Roche

Publications

7 Aug 2020 |

Enforcement of Judgments 2020 – Law and Practice

This edition discusses identifying assets, domestic judgments, foreign judgments and arbitral awards...

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