Stuart Tyler is a Partner and Group Head within the Corporate Department in Guernsey. Stuart deals with a number of corporate and commercial matters including fund raising, acquisitions, debt finance, financial services regulatory matters, insolvency, shareholder arrangements, insurance structures and the commercial aspects of trusts and foundations law.
Stuart was named as a ‘Leading Individual’ in The Legal 500 UK 2022. Stuart is praised for having a “wealth of knowledge and intellect that is at the top of Guernsey.” Clients say that “he is our lawyer of choice for any M&A work where there is any complexity at all” and that “we value his resourcefulness, his incredible knowledge base of both Guernsey and UK company law and the pragmatic approach he takes to transactions which reflect a great deal of maturity and skill. We have used Stuart for about a dozen M&A transactions on client entities and he has always succeeded in creating outstanding results for our clients.”
The team are praised for “having a huge amount of commerciality behind their approach” and delivering “prompt, tailored and good-quality advice.”
Legal 500 go on to say that Stuart “is an outstanding lawyer of immense technical ability who combines his exceptional knowledge with intelligent and solution-focused thinking” who “thinks carefully about the client and our specific needs and provides solution-orientated advice.”
Chambers UK 2022 recognise Stuart for being a ‘Notable Practitioner’. Clients say that “he is highly knowledgeable on the relevant legislation and regulatory matters, with an extremely sharp and commercial mind. The advice I have received is always top-notch.” and that “he’s a seasoned professional who knows the law inside out and is a wise counsel.”
Stuart joined Appleby in January 2020 from Guernsey’s then largest single jurisdiction firm, where he had been a partner for the previous ten years. Stuart originally came to Guernsey in 2006, having previously been a partner at Stephenson Harwood LLP in London. Stuart qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1992 and as a Guernsey advocate in 2010.
Brasenose College, University of Oxford
Corporate, Banking & Asset Finance, Corporate Finance, Fund Finance, Funds & Investment Services, Insurance & Reinsurance, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Real Estate Finance, Insolvency & Restructuring, Private Client & Trusts, Regulatory Advice
Stuart is incredibly knowledgeable and stands head and shoulders over his peers