New attorney joins ASH

Appleby Spurling Hunter has announced the arrival of a new attorney to its Cayman office.

Christopher Easdon joins the firm as an associate, having previously practiced at Herbert Smith, a London based firm acknowledged as a commercial litigation heavyweight, states a press release.

Mr. Easdon qualified as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in March 2000 and was admitted as a solicitor advocate in England and Wales 2004 (both now non-practising).

Mr. Easdon, who will shortly be admitted to the Cayman Island’s Bar is a welcome addition to the firm’s highly regarded Litigation and Insolvency Practice Group, the release states. He brings a wealth of commercial litigation experience having acted on numerous international banking, professional negligence and insurance disputes.

‘I am extremely pleased to be joining a firm of such high global offshore standing as Appleby and I look forward to contributing to the growth and development of its already excellent commercial litigation practice,’ he said.

Pleased about Chris’s arrival, Jeremy Walton, Partner and Commercial Litigation Team Leader, said ‘I am delighted that the firm has attracted someone of Chris’s calibre. He has a lot to contribute to the team and will help us to continue the rapid growth of our commercial litigation practice.”

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 Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands, and the financial centres of London and Hong Kong.

The organisation is structured around four practice groups: Corporate and Commercial, Litigation and Insolvency, Trusts and Property. Complementing our legal expertise are our service groups: Appleby Corporate Services, Appleby Trust and Reid Management, providing corporate administrative, trust and management services, making Appleby Spurling Hunter one of the largest and most respected offshore-based legal and business service providers.

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