Kyle Sutherland is a partner within the Corporate department in the Isle of Man. He is qualified to advise on both the laws of the BVI and Isle of Man, and specialises in a broad range of corporate and commercial disciplines in those jurisdictions, ranging from joint venture work, restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, asset finance transactions, private placement and listing work.
Kyle qualified as an Isle of Man advocate in 2003, before leaving the Island and spending several years working for law firms in the United Kingdom. Prior to joining Appleby in 2010, Kyle spent three years working in the corporate department of a leading British Virgin Islands law firm, where he was involved in a wide spectrum of cross-border transactions, and was lead lawyer on a number of high-profile deals.
Kyle heads up Appleby’s BVI (GMT) team, servicing clients with BVI legal advice in a European friendly time zone.
Kyle is recommended by Legal 500 UK and has been described as being "proactive and pragmatic" and "sensible and pragmatic”. In the 2018 edition, Kyle is commended for being a lawyer who “gets the job done and resolves problems effectively”.
Chambers UK 2019 ranks Kyle in the Corporate & Finance practice area, citing that he is “well known throughout the market for his corporate practice, particularly for his handling of insolvency-related work”.
"Gets the job done and resolves problems effectively"