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 2016 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.

Areas of Practice

• Corporate
• 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

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

Canon's Court, 22 Victoria
Hamilton, HM EX
Tel 1.441.295.2244
Fax 1.441.292.8666

Firm Contacts
Other Offices
  • Appleby

    Jayla Place, Wickham's Cay I
    PO Box 3190
    Road Town, VG1110
    British Virgin Islands
    Tel. 1.284.494.4742
    Fax 1.284.494.7279
  • Appleby

    Clifton House, 75 Fort Street
    PO Box 190
    George Town, 1104
    Cayman Islands
    Tel. 1.345.949.4900
    Fax 1.345.949.4901
  • Appleby

    6/F. Suite nos. 6075-76
    21st Century Tower, 210 Shiji Avenue
    Shanghai, 200020
    Tel. 86.21.6032.1630
  • Appleby

    1st Floor Lefebvre Place
    Lefebvre Place Lefebvre Street
    St. Peter Port, GY1 2JP
    Tel. 44.1481.755.600
    Fax 44.1481.728.992
  • Appleby

    2206-19 Jardine House
    1 Connaught Place
    Hong Kong
    Tel. 852.2523.8123
    Fax 852.2524.5548
  • Appleby

    33-37 Athol Street
    Douglas, IM1 1LB
    Isle of Man
    Tel. 44.1624.647.647
    Fax 44.1624.620.992
  • Appleby

    13-14 Esplanade
    St. Helier, JE1 1BD
    Tel. 44.1534.888.777
    Fax 44.1534.888.778
  • Appleby

    Medine Mews
    9th Floor, La Chaussée Street
    Port Louis,
    Tel. 230.203.4301
    Fax 230.210.8792
  • Appleby

    Suite 202, 2nd Floor, Eden Plaza
    Eden Island
    Victoria, Mahé
    Tel. 248.429.5281
    Fax 248.422.5282
  • Appleby

    Wengistrasse 1
    Zurich, 8004
    Tel. 44.20.7283.6061
    Fax 44.20.7469.0540
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