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 Jan 2022 | Deals

Appleby advises Suntera Global on acquisition of Nedgroup Trust

Leading Law Firm Appleby have advised Suntera Global on the acquisition of Nedgroup Trust.

13 Dec 2021 | News

Appleby support PraxisIFM Group Limited on completion of sale of funds business to Sanne Group plc

Leading offshore law firm Appleby acted as lead counsel to TISE listed PraxisIFM Group Limited (Prax...

9 Dec 2021 | Deals

Appleby advise TISE listed Atlantic Leaf Properties Limited on sale of its UK logistics portfolio

Leading offshore law firm Appleby acted as Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man counsel to TISE listed A...

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
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...

Publications

7 Jun 2022

New Regulations and Requirements for Local Charities

The Charities etc. (Guernsey and Alderney) Ordinance, 2021 (Ordinance) and the raft of regulations t...

Contributors: Lisa Upham
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...

21 Sep 2020

The role of Private Equity in economic recovery from Covid-19

Against this gloomy backdrop, we expect private equity firms and their investors to play a key role ...

21 Aug 2020

Investment Funds and ESG Investing – the Appleby perspective

In this article, we examine these trends from the perspective of our Appleby offices around the worl...

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

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