Riley O’Brien


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Riley O’Brien is an associate in the Corporate department of Appleby’s Bermuda office. Riley’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, including banking and finance acting for both financial institutions and borrowers in bilateral and syndicated financings; capital markets involving public and private offerings as well as IPOs and exchange listings; investment funds, including the structuring and formation of master and feeder structures and ILS funds; public and private M&A; and technology, start-up, and early stage companies.

Prior to joining Appleby, Riley articled and practiced at a top-tier Canadian law firm in Calgary, Alberta.

Riley attended the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Law where he obtained a Juris Doctor with a business law concentration. He also earned a Bachelor of Commerce (with Distinction) from the Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta.

Riley is a member of the Law Society of Alberta (inactive).



Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia (Canada)

Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta (Canada)




18 Sep 2020

Appleby hires two new lawyers and promotes Bermudian trainee to Associate

Appleby is delighted to welcome Khiyara Krige and Riley O’Brien to the Bermuda team. We would also...


22 Oct 2020 |

Preparing for a virtual AGM in Bermuda

As the global Covid-19 pandemic continues, remote working is becoming the new business normal.

10 Sep 2020 |

Bermudian LLCs: a flexible solution

It’s been almost four years since limited liability companies were brought to Bermuda on October 1...

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