Offshore Department

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Appleby has long-standing experience handling high-value offshore trust and private wealth matters. One market insider remarks: "They are very well run and, operationally, they are a fantastic organisation. They do excellent things and are very responsive." This insider adds: "They deal with matters as and when they need to be done and they always take care of things well."

Another Bermuda expert observes that "they act as protectors and administration advisers on trusts," before noting: "They are good on legal advice as well as other issues like employment and pensions."

Notable practitioners

Vanessa Lovell Schrum
has a wide array of experience in a variety of trust and wealth structuring work. Sources say she is "a thoroughly sound practitioner" who "will always have a loyal client following." A market commentator reports: "She is responsive, helpful, authoritative and very effective She always goes the extra mile for clients," adding that "her turnaround time is excellent."