We operate in 10 highly regarded and well-regulated global locations. These are the key international jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Mauritius, and the Seychelles, as well as the international financial centres of Hong Kong and Shanghai.

The laws, rules, regulations and practices that govern the formation and operation of corporations are complex. Our talented, experienced and solution driven team is committed to delivering the highest possible level of client service and regularly work together across our global locations to provide expert multi-jurisdictional advice.

We specialise in every aspect of corporate and commercial law, with particular expertise and focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, joint ventures, capital markets and investment funds.

Our Experts

Brad Adderley

Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3243
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Cameron Adderley

Managing Partner: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5790
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Sailaja Alla

Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2054
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Wendy Benjamin

Managing Partner in Jersey and Office Managing Group Partner* in Guernsey

T +44 (0)1534 818 057 or +44 (0)1481 755 603
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Alan Bossin

Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3536
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Fiona Chan

Partner: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5760
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Chris Cheng

Partner: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5719
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Paul Cheuk

Partner: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5756
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Matthew Ebbs-Brewer

Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3226
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Tim Faries

Managing Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3216
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James Fox

Group Partner: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 348
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James Gaudin

Partner: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 337
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Gary Harris

Partner: Bermuda

T 1 441 298 3249
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Bryan Hunter

Managing Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2052
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Andrew Jowett

Partner: BVI

T +1 284 393 5316
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Jeffrey Kirk

Managing Partner: BVI

T +1 284 393 5318
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Norman Klein

Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2050
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Clive Langley

Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3202
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Judy Lee

Asia Group Head | Partner: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5737
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Jacob MacAdam

Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2016
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Garry Manley

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 638
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Claire Milne WS

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 698
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Malcolm Moller

Managing Partner: Mauritius, Seychelles, Shanghai

T +230 203 4301
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Yahia Nazroo

Partner: Mauritius

T +230 203 4313
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Sally Penrose

Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3286
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Steven Rees Davies

Partner, Joint Global Head of Technology & Innovation: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3296
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Kyle Sutherland

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 653
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Juan Thornley

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 623
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Robert Varley

Partner: BVI

T +1 284 393 5337
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Andrew Weaver

Partner: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 230
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Jerome Wilson

Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3559
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Benjamin Woolf

Partner: Cayman Islands

T + 1 345 814 2006
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Tonesan Amissah

Managing Director: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3302
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Simon Harding

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 652
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Faye Moffett

Managing Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 631
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Jeremy Berchem

Group Partner*: Guernsey

T +44 (0)1481 755 601
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Tom Brook

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 624
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David Bulley

Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2796
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Adam Johnson

Counsel: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2983
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Manisha Lallah

Counsel: Mauritius

T +230 203 4319
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Muhammad Aadil Koomar

Senior Associate: Mauritius

T +230 203 4321
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Tiffany Boys

Counsel: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3596
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Vincent Chan

Counsel: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5759
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Jennifer Eve

Counsel: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3560
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Liesl Richter

Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2728
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Matthew Carr

Counsel: Bermuda

T +1 441 298-3594
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Peter Colegate

Counsel: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2745
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Helen Fretwell (née Jackson)

Senior Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 963
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Eleanor Harding (née Dangerfield)

Senior Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 690
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Kevin McQuillan

Senior Associate: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 367
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Neil Molyneux

Senior Associate: Bermuda

T +441 298 3558
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Farzanah Nawool

Senior Associate: Mauritius

T +230 405 4344
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Ashley Oogorah

Senior Associate: Mauritius

T +230 203 4311
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Prabha Sasidharan

Senior Associate: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5770
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Shana Simmonds

Senior Associate: BVI

T +1 284 393 5325
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Alexandra Simpson

Senior Associate: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2704
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Gemma Whale

Senior Associate: Jersey

T +44 (0) 1534 818 166
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Charlotte Yeung

Senior Associate: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5722
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Karishma Beegoo

Associate: Mauritius

T +230 405 4355
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Dean Bennett

Associate: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2980
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Christopher Brown

Associate: BVI

T +1 284 393 5304
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Mary-Louise Buxton

Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0) 1624 647 645
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Brittany Cummings

Associate: BVI

T +1 284 393 5301
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Alexandra Dernie (née Watterson)

Senior Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0) 1624 647 972
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Sarita Ebbin

Associate: Bermuda

T 1 441 298 3281
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Pamela Edwards

Associate: Cayman Islands

T +1345 814 2069
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Camilla Griffiths-Rand

Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 679
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Katherine Johnson

Senior Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0) 1624 647 971
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Andrew Kuzma

Associate: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3222
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Karina Li

Associate: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5716
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Huiyan Liew

Associate: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5710
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Tamara Maduro

Associate: BVI

T +1 284 393 5306
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Farrah Miller

Associate: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2026
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Josephine Noddings

Senior Associate: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3553
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Robert Sit

Senior Associate: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5739
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Chris Smedley

Senior Associate: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 171
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Kasia Smith

Associate: BVI

T +284 393 5332
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Nicole Sorbie

Associate*: Guernsey

T +44 (0) 1481 755 611
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Quinton Tse

Associate: Cayman Islands

T +852 2905 5767
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Melissa Wong

Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 602
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Paul Worsnop

Associate: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 225
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Cissy Chan

Legal Executive: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5754
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Minnie Choi

Legal Manager: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5771
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Louise Dougherty

Paralegal: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 625
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Eason Huang

Legal Manager: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5757
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Billy Li

Legal Executive: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5729
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Kaile Yang

Legal Manager: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5711
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Chet Pohl

Counsel: Guernsey

T +44 (0)1481 755 608
E Email Chet

Jennifer Rosser

Associate*: Guernsey

T +44 (0)1481 755 901
E Email Jennifer

Elizabeth Robinson

Associate*: Guernsey

T +44 (0) 1481 755 604
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Corporate Services

Banking & Asset Finance

Our banking and asset finance team are experienced in all aspects of law relating to banking, ship a...

Corporate Finance

Our Corporate Finance team brings together colleagues from across the globe group to advise some of ...

Derivatives

Our experienced team advise on an extensive range of over the counter, exchange-traded and centrally...

Fund Finance

As the number of fund financing products increases and fund structures become more bespoke, our expe...

Fund Governance

Our Fund Governance Advisory team advise investment funds and private equity fund boards, general pa...

Funds & Investment Services

The offshore funds market has grown dramatically in recent years and Appleby’s funds lawyers are a...

Insurance & Reinsurance

Global (re)insurance is a dynamic and ever-changing industry, responding to emerging and existing ch...

Intellectual Property

One of the most valuable assets of any business in the twenty first century is its know-how and inte...

Islamic Finance

We recognise the importance of the development of Islamic Finance and it is a key global focus for o...

Listing Services

Our listing team is highly regarded for their expertise in supporting initial public offerings (IPOs...

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

Our team regularly works with FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies around the globe to help them deplo...

Real Estate Finance

Real estate is the world's largest asset class and is a market that is dynamic and constantly develo...

Structured Finance

Structuring sophisticated financial products requires a deep understanding of the regulatory environ...

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22 Nov 2019 | News

Crown Dependencies release updated Economic Substance Guidance

The governments of Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Jersey have today released version 2.0 of their joi...

21 Nov 2019 |

BMA releases guidance on outsourcing

For many companies, outsourcing is essential in allowing them to cost effectively and efficiently pr...

20 Nov 2019 |

Offshore region records busiest start to the year for M&A activity over past five years

The offshore region recorded more M&A transactions in the first half of 2019 than in the same time p...

19 Nov 2019 | Analysis

Offshore region records busiest start to the year

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18 Nov 2019 | News

Appleby announce number of high profile appointments to further strengthen its Asian offering

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15 Nov 2019 | Deals

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13 Nov 2019 | Deals

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11 Nov 2019 | Deals

Appleby advises China Tianbao Group Development on its global offering and main board listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

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