Appleby hires counsel

Sonia Starvis has been hired as
counsel within Appleby’s Group’s Partnership.

Ms Starvis is a member of the
property practice group in the Cayman Islands office. She has broad real estate
and secured lending experience covering all aspects of Cayman Islands-based
residential and commercial property work. She specialises in the development
and leasing of commercial property and project and acquisition finance.

Before joining Appleby in 2009, Ms
Starvis was a partner and head of the property practice group at Walkers, where
she advised on a wide range of property and property financing
transactions.  She has been recognised by
PLC Which Lawyer? as a Highly Recommended Lawyer for real estate.

Prior to coming to the Cayman
Islands in 1997, Ms Starvis was a solicitor at Taylor Wessing and trained at
Beachcroft, both in London. She is a member of the Law Society of England and
Wales and is also a Notary Public in the Cayman Islands.

“We are delighted to promote Sonia
to the position of counsel within the Group’s Partnership,” said Norman Klein,
partner and Cayman Property Practice Group Head. “She has acquired an excellent
reputation as a lawyer in the Cayman Islands in her specialist area of
practice. This designation reflects the high regard in which she is held at