Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services, has announced the appointment of Michael Cushing to the role of Office Managing Partner for the Jersey office. 

Michael has been at Appleby in Jersey since 2005, and became a partner in 2008.  He was admitted as a Solicitor in England in 1992 and called to the Jersey bar in 2007. Prior to coming to Jersey Michael was a partner in a large City law firm.  Michael practices in the firm’s Litigation and Insolvency department and specialises in trust and complex commercial and corporate litigation.  

Michael has been resident in Jersey for almost 10 years and lives in St Helier with his wife and two children.  His interests outside work include squash and golf.

Michael commented, “I am excited to be taking on this new role alongside my existing litigation practice.  We have a great team in Jersey and I am really looking forward to working with them to contribute to the continued success of the Group.  First class client service will remain our key priority.”

Appleby’s Group Managing Partner, Michael O’Connell said, “I am delighted that Michael has agreed to serve as the next Jersey Office Managing Partner.  Michael is a well known figure in Jersey and I have every confidence that he will transition smoothly into this managerial role, combining it with his well-established professional practice.  As the Jersey Office Managing Partner, he will play an important role in the continued development of our Jersey office.”