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Top rankings and global recognition for law firm Cains

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man law firm Cains and six of its leading advocates have been awarded top rankings in the internationally recognised 2014 Chambers Global guide. The annual guide, which lists the year’s outstanding achievements by leading lawyers and law firms on a global wide basis, has given Cains the ultimate accolade of Band 1 rankings […]

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Appleby scoops top Isle of Man award at the ACQ Law Awards 2013

Appleby scoops top Isle of Man award at the ACQ Law Awards 2013

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services, has won the prestigious “Isle of Man Law Firm of the Year” Award at the Acquisition International Legal Awards 2013. The ACQ Law Awards are organised by Acquisition International magazine and celebrate excellence within the legal profession across all areas of […]

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Chief Minister welcomes UK commitment to strengthen relations

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chief Minister Allan Bell MHK has welcomed a commitment from the United Kingdom Government to further strengthen its working relationship with the Isle of Man. Mr Bell held positive discussions with Lord McNally, Minister of State for Justice, during the recent British-Irish Council Summit in Jersey. Lord McNally has since written to the Chief Minister […]

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Lifting the veil on ‘tainted gifts’: White-collar crime specialist QC delivers IOM Law Society AML training

Lifting the veil on ‘tainted gifts’: White-collar crime specialist QC delivers IOM Law Society AML training

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

White-collar crime specialist Jonathan Fisher QC has delivered an anti-money laundering training course on behalf of the Isle of Man Law Society. The course, sponsored by Conister Bank and held at the Claremont Hotel, Douglas, formed part of the Society’s continuous professional development programme that seeks to expose advocates to specialist legal expertise. Queen’s Counsel […]

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Appleby holds legal directory Top Spot For Fifth Consecutive Year

Appleby holds legal directory Top Spot For Fifth Consecutive Year

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Appleby Isle of Man has now held the Island’s top spot in all three leading independent legal directories for five consecutive years, after receiving tier one rankings once again in 2013. In the latest results, published on 30 October by Chambers & Partners UK, Appleby received a tier one ranking for its Corporate Finance and […]

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Eloise takes the top spot in Appleby Academy final

Eloise takes the top spot in Appleby Academy final

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eloise Cain from St Ninian’s High School has been crowned the winner of the Appleby Academy 2013. The 17 year old student was one of three finalists chosen to present their business solution to a panel of guest judges at Appleby’s offices on Athol Street during the final on Monday 21 October. Now in its […]

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Justice wins the day

Justice wins the day

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

David Clegg, an advocate in the private client department at Simcocks, has been awarded the 2013 George Johnson Law Prize. The award, established in 1943 in memory of George Sayle Johnson, former President of the Isle of Man Law Society, with the object of encouraging the study of law. Mr Clegg, 25, won the award […]

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Appleby Lawyers Highest Ranked on the Island

Appleby Lawyers Highest Ranked on the Island

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Appleby Isle of Man has maintained its position as the top ranked law firm on the Island according to the leading independent legal directory, the Legal 500. In the latest results, published on Wednesday 25 September, Appleby received tier one rankings in seven categories including; banking & finance, commercial, insurance & pensions, investment funds & […]

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Isle of Man Law Society arranges criminal practice CPD course

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Legal training CPD provider Matthew Hickling has completed a two-day criminal practice training course for Manx advocates. Arranged by the Isle of Man Law Society, the sessions form part of the society’s career development programme designed to expose advocates to specialist legal expertise. Over the two days Mr Hickling, who has been delivering legal training […]

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Manx Cancer Help launches Make a Will Month with law firm Gelling Johnson Farrant

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

It is essential to ensure those you care about are well provided for by leaving a properly prepared Will, but some people simply never get around to it, put off by thinking it will be too complicated or too expensive. Throughout September help is at hand thanks to an initiative launched by charity Manx Cancer […]

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