Appleby

Corporate & Finance Department

Isle of Man
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What the team is known for Considered a first port of call by financial institutions for a wide range of M&A and transactional matters. Offers a strong roster of lawyers with considerable cross-border expertise, including noted strength in British Virgin Islands law. Notable expertise in real estate finance and also handles work for the aviation sector. Experienced in representing publicly traded companies, handling shareholder disputes and IPOs.

Strengths Sources say: "Everyone we deal with there is very helpful, approachable and good at explaining technicalities."

"They are very suitable to our requirements and very professional," reports a client, adding: "They're one of the best available in the market."

Work highlights Advised Santander on the Isle of Man aspects of the transfer of its banking business in the Isle of Man and Jersey.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Faye Moffett is recognised for her expertise acting for banks. She is adept at handling complex transactions with cross-border elements.

Juan Thornley regularly acts for major banking groups in relation to restructuring matters. A client notes that "he is always available to assist whenever required."

Kyle Sutherland advises clients on a range of corporate matters, including asset finance and M&A. Sources appreciate that he is "very responsive."

Simon Harding is called upon for assistance with a range of matters, including M&A, investments and general corporate advice. His clients include financial institutions and funds.