Leading offshore law firm Appleby has been named Legal 500 UK 2015 'Firm of the Year' in the Offshore category. The Legal 500 UK Awards seek to identify the most capable, expert firms operating across a number of different areas of law.

“We are delighted to be named as Offshore Firm of the Year by the Legal 500 and the network of in-house lawyers whose opinions determined the outcome,” said Michael Cushing, Office Managing Partner for Appleby in Jersey. “Our lawyers work hard to provide the excellent level of service that our clients require, and this award recognises the talent, commitment and knowledge of Appleby people across the many jurisdictions where we operate.”

The Legal 500 Awards are based on the opinions of the 250,000 in-house lawyers contacted by Legal 500 researchers throughout the year, as well as in-depth research conducted by Legal 500 staff. The full list of categories and winners is available at: www.legal500.com/assets/pages/awards/awards-home.html

As an offshore legal services provider, Appleby advises on the principal areas of corporate, dispute resolution, property, and private client and trusts.