Bio

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.

Education:

Brasenose College, University of Oxford

Stuart is incredibly knowledgeable and stands head and shoulders over his peers

The Legal 500 UK
2022

Updates

19 Oct 2021 | News

Appleby Strengthens and Expands Corporate Team in Guernsey

Leading offshore law firm Appleby is delighted to welcome Leona Maharaj and Damian de Klerk to the G...

24 Sep 2020 | News

Appleby Strengthens and Expands Corporate Team in Guernsey

Leading offshore law firm Appleby is delighted to welcome Oratile Jonas to the Guernsey team.

Contributors: Stuart Tyler, Oratile Jonas
27 Jul 2020 | News

Appleby Strengthens Corporate Team in Guernsey

Leading offshore law firm Appleby has announced the promotion of Nicole Sorbie to Senior Associate.

Contributors: Stuart Tyler
21 May 2020 | News

Going private transactions during COVID-19

Offshore companies incorporated in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey...

29 Apr 2020 | Analysis

COVID-19 Merger and Acquisition Update

In these uncertain times we have had numerous enquiries from clients as to what we think is going to...

23 Apr 2020 | News

Corporate Governance during COVID-19

In each of Appleby’s jurisdictions, measures have been taken to combat the spread of COVID-19. Wh...

12 Feb 2020 | Analysis

Popular demand: Offshore incorporated and publicly listed

Did you know that there are over 300 offshore companies listed on the London Stock Exchange? Or that...

6 Feb 2020 | News

Appleby announces two new partners in the Channel Islands

Leading offshore law firm Appleby has welcomed Stuart Tyler and Mark Brady as Partner and Group Part...

Publications

25 Nov 2021 |

Regulatory Approach to ESG across the Crown Dependencies

New requirements may require investment products to display a label reflecting their sustainability ...

12 Mar 2021 |

Material adverse change clauses in light of the Covid-19 pandemic

Experts from each of our key global offices provide jurisdiction specific advice and answer question...

16 Oct 2020 |

Guernsey Property Unit Trusts – for UK real estate investment

Guernsey Property Unit Trusts (GPUTS) are a frequently used vehicle for holding UK real estate. Rec...

Contributors: Stuart Tyler
13 Aug 2020 |

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACS) make a comeback

In this global article on SPACs we revisit the basics, then look to each of our key jurisdictions fo...

1 Jun 2020 |

We are Family and the Vital Role of the Family Office

Avoiding “shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves” in three generations is a challenge for all wealthy fami...

Contributors: Stuart Tyler

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