Appleby becomes largest offshore law firm

| 08/10/2009

(CNS): Following the announcement earlier this year that Appleby would be merging with the largest law firm in the Isle of Man — Dickinson Cruickshank the firm said last week that the process was complete. Appleby said it was the first global offshore law firm to have a presence on the Isle of Man and is now the largest global offshore law group by number of partners. The global Group now has 74 partners and 200 lawyers, and a total of over 800 staff in 11 offices worldwide including Bahrain, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, the Isle of Man, Jersey, London, Mauritius, Republicof Seychelles and Zurich.

“The merger will position us as the leading provider of legal, fiduciary and administration services across the offshore world,” said Huw Moses, Managing Partner of the Cayman Islands office. “This combination builds our strength and depth across multiple jurisdictions providing greater resources and greater choice to all of our clients and their advisers.” He continued “Our global reach in the key offshore jurisdictions and main international financial centres is unparalleled and will have a significant impact on the breadth, range and choice of services we are able to offer to our international clients.”



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