Appleby Beefs Up Funds Team

Oct 9 2012 | 3:13pm ET

International law firm Appleby has hired a pair of lawyers from Walkers as partners in its funds and investment services team.

Ian Gobin joined Appleby on October 1, 2012 while Deborah Poole returns to Appleby's London office in May 2013. Poole helped found the London branch in 2002.

The appointments are part of Appleby's strategy to raise its global profile within the offshore funds world and in particular its Cayman funds offering.

Gobin worked for Clifford Chance from 1997 to 2001, during which time he had various secondments to Morgan Stanley & Co. International. He was employed by Walkers in the Cayman Islands, London and Jersey from 2001 to 2011 and was promoted to partner in January 2008. He specialized in setting-up and advising hedge funds and private equity funds under the laws of the Cayman Islands, the BVI and Jersey.

Poole worked at Ashurst for nine years, beginning in 1988. She is a former partner at Appleby having started as an associate in the Bermuda office in 1997 before taking up partnership in the London office in 2002. She joined Walker after leaving Appleby in 2006. Her practice focused on funds and corporate finance.

 


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