Member firm for Bermuda
With Office in Seychelles

Firm Overview

Appleby is one of the world’s leading offshore law firms. The Group has offices in the key offshore jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Mauritius, and Seychelles, as well as a presence in the international financial centres of Hong Kong and Shanghai.

Appleby has been ranked as one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal services by number of lawyers in The Lawyer’s 2018 Offshore Survey. With over 470 people, including lawyers and professional specialists, across the Group, Appleby delivers sophisticated, specialised services, primarily in the areas of Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Private Client and Trusts, Regulatory and Property. The Group advises public and private companies, financial institutions, and high net worth individuals, working with these clients and their advisers to achieve practical solutions, whether in a single location or across multiple jurisdictions.


• Banking & Asset Finance
• Corporate Finance
• Derivatives
• Funds & Investment Services
• Fund Governance
• Insurance & ReInsurance
• Intellectual Property
• Islamic Finance
• M&A
• Real Estate Finance
• Regulatory
• Structured Finance
• Technology & Innovation

Dispute Resolution

• Arbitration and mediation
• Banking litigation
• Enforcement of foreign judgments and conflict of laws issues
• Employment & Immigration
• Family & personal disputes
• Fraud and asset-tracing
• Injunctive remedies
• Insolvency & Restructuring
• Insurance/reinsurance disputes
• Intellectual property disputes
• Judicial review of administrative and regulatory action
• Litigation involving mutual funds and hedge funds
• Marine litigation, including protection and indemnity representation
• Professional negligence claims
• Shareholder disputes
• Telecommunications, e-commerce and software disputes
• Trust disputes

Private Client & Trusts


• Commercial Property Services
• Residential Property Services

• Other Financial Regulation
• Trustee Companies
• Corporate Services
• Telecommunications
• Listing Regulations (BSX)
• Immigration
• Employment
• Real Estate
• Anti-Money Laundering
• Anti-Terrorist Financing
• Exchange Control
• International Sanctions/Treaty Obligations
• Export/Import

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