Appleby was recognised with a Highly Commended status in the Offshore Law Firm of the Year category at this year’s The Lawyer Awards, in relation to their expertise, legal innovation and market-leading strategy. The annual awards which were held on the 25 June 2019, reward best practice and celebrate excellence across the entire industry.

The shortlist was decided by a panel of over 60 judges from across the industry who debated entries from law firms, companies and barristers chambers.

Michael O’Connell, Group Managing Partner at Appleby commented: “This recognition from The Lawyer is a testament to our highly experienced, expert teams across our local and global network of practices. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, integrity and excellent client service, and are delighted that this has been acknowledged at this prestigious event.”

Appleby have acted in a number of landmark deals and high profile decisions over the past year, including: Jasmine Trust in Jersey, a Hastings Bass relief judgement in Guernsey, Seadrill in Bermuda, The Carlyle Group in Hong Kong and Cunningham Lindsey in Cayman.

Appleby are a full service law firm providing comprehensive, expert advice and services across corporate, dispute resolution, property, regulatory and private client and trusts practice areas. They work with clients to achieve practical, commercially minded solutions whether from a single location or across the multiple jurisdictions in which they operate.