Bermuda: Appleby Spurling Hunter Receives "Offshore Law Firm of the Year" Award from Chambers Global
Last Updated: 24 May 2005

Appleby Spurling Hunter received the "Offshore Law Firm of the Year" award at Thursday’s Chambers Global Awards 2005. The award was presented to Warren Cabral, the Managing Partner of Appleby’s London office, by Cherie Booth Q.C., wife of UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair. Appleby competed against an elite list of law firms including Carey Olsen, Hassans, Maples & Calder, Mourant du Feu Jeune, Ogier, Ozannes and Walkers. The presentation, held at London’s Hilton Hotel on Park Lane, attracted 1,000 plus invited guests.

Peter Bubenzer, Managing Partner of Appleby Spurling Hunter stated, "To receive an award of this stature from Chambers Global is a tremendous achievement. Our attorneys and staff have worked immensely hard promoting our capabilities in all jurisdictions. All of them have contributed to the high level of client service that this award recognises and I congratulate them all."

Chambers Global, is a London-based publishing company that annually conducts objective research throughout the world by interviewing thousands of lawyers and their clients to determine the key service providers in each area. The survey results in a six-point ranking scale for top firms and attorneys. Their Market Research methodology has been approved by the British Market Research Bureau and is audited annually.

Warren Cabral, Managing Partner of the London office stated, "We are honoured to receive this endorsement from Chambers Global, particularly in light of last year’s combination between Appleby Spurling & Kempe in Bermuda, and Hunter & Hunter in the Cayman Islands, and the rapid expansion of our BVI office. To be recognised on an international level by our colleagues and peers is most gratifying."

Appleby Spurling Hunter is a leading provider of sophisticated, specialised offshore legal services. With more than 400 lawyers and staff, the organisation is uniquely positioned in the key offshore jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands, and has offices in the financial centres of Hong Kong and London.

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