Employment and immigration legal services

Our talented, experienced and solution driven teams in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey and Mauritius are committed to delivering the highest possible level of client service and regularly work across these locations to provide expert multi-jurisdictional advice on offshore employment law and immigration matters.

With close ties to local governments, immigration and employment lawyers at Appleby are often consulted on, and help to share, new laws brought into force across the jurisdictions in which we operate.

Our team provide advice on the full spectrum of employment and immigration issues, including:

  • Contracts of employment
  • Data protection and GDPR
  • Discrimination
  • Disciplinaries and investigations
  • Employment incentives
  • Immigration
  • Pensions
  • Redundancy
  • Trade unions
  • Unfair dismissal

Why Appleby for offshore employment law

Our global presence enables our offshore employment solicitors and lawyers to provide timely and comprehensive legal advice at the times most critical to our clients. This high level of client service is underlined by a series of top tier rankings for the Group’s offshore employment teams in renowned legal directories such as Chambers and Partners, and The Legal 500. Indeed, recent praise for our employment lawyers within the directories saw Appleby described as a “standout employment group”.

Appleby has a standout employment group that undertakes a broad range of work including advice on immigration. It offers considerable expertise in contentious matters, and regularly represents both employees and employers in tribunals and courts” – Chambers UK (2023)

Our Experts

Niall MacDonald

Partner: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 018
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Caren Pegg

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 636
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Richard Sheldon

Managing Group Partner*: Guernsey

T +44 (0)1481 755 904
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Theodora Hand

Senior Associate, Head of Employment & Immigration : Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3230
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Olwyn Barry

Group Partner: BVI

T +44 (0)1534 818 357 or + 1 (284) 393 5345
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Keira Gore

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 621
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Linda Helm

Senior Associate: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 069
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Jordan Knight

Counsel: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3213
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Kiara Wilkinson

Associate: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3239
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Rachel York

Paralegal: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3214
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