Chambers and Partners, one of the leading international legal directories, recently published their Asia Pacific guide.
Three experienced Appleby lawyers are ranked in the latest edition, the ranking details are as follows:
"Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds" category
- Judy Lee, Partner – Band 2
- Marc Parrott, Partner – Up and Coming
"Offshore: Dispute Resolution" category
- Eliot Simpson, Partner – Band 2
Judy Lee has been recognised for her specialism in various capital markets and corporate matters including IPOs and note issuances as well as finance and investment transactions. The guide highlighted that "Judy is a leading lawyer in the offshore law arena."
Eliot Simpson has been commended by the guide that he has extensive experience handling all manner of commercial litigation, particularly in relation to shareholding disputes, privatisation processes and restructuring and insolvency cases.
Marc Parrott has been highlighted that he is adept at handling both open-ended and closed-ended fund formations that have Cayman Islands elements, with a client commenting that "Marc thoroughly understands the legal work and handles the job very effectively."
Clients also praised the firm for its excellent levels of service with one commenting that "The firm knows the procedure very well and gives out easy-to-follow instructions in the process." and another noting "They thoroughly understand how to communicate with the regulator and other service providers."
Appleby is one of the most established offshore law firms in Asia with over 30 years' experience operating in one of the world's most highly regarded, dynamic and vibrant economies. Its Hong Kong office provides on the ground advice on the laws of Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands and Jersey, in the areas of Corporate, Dispute Resolution and Private Client & Trusts. It also facilitates the provision of legal advice in Guernsey, Isle of Man, Mauritius and the Seychelles.