Peter McMaster, QC to join Appleby

25 Jan, 2012

Appleby, the world’s largest provider of offshore legal and fiduciary administration services, is delighted to announce the appointment of Peter McMaster, QC who will shortly join the Group as a Partner in the Litigation and Insolvency practice, based in the Cayman Islands.


Peter joins Appleby from Serle Court, one of the top-ranking sets of barristers’ chambers at the English Bar, and brings with him 30 years of experience in the litigation and arbitration fields. He was called to the Bar in 1981 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2008.  His expertise in complex disputes sits across a wide range of industry sectors, from financial services (including funds, swaps, banking and regulatory issues) to energy, shipping and trusts.  This, combined with Peter’s very extensive courtroom experience, makes him an excellent fit for Appleby.


Peter is widely recognised in the profession. He has been described by clients in Chambers legal directory as somebody who “possesses an unquestionably magnificent intellect and displays admirable speed in getting to the point” and “gives a master class when on his feet.”


Andrew Bolton, Appleby’s Global Head of Litigation and Insolvency said “We are thrilled that Peter is joining our team. Appleby’s Litigation & Insolvency team is ranked highly by clients in all of Appleby’s jurisdictions and our very successful team in the Cayman Islands, ably led by Jeremy Walton, is no exception.  We believe this success is due the quality of our people and that adding to the team such a well regarded and highly rated QC will help us further improve the strength and quality of the service we offer our clients around the world.”


Peter McMaster, QC commented “I am very excited to be joining the leading offshore Litigation and Insolvency practice and look forward to working with the team, both in Cayman and internationally, to give clients the very best in dispute resolution services.”

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