Mr Tim Faries > Appleby > Hamilton, Bermuda > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX HM 1179
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Tim Faries is a partner in the Corporate department in Bermuda and a member of the Insurance team. Tim is also Chief Executive Officer of Appleby Global Services (AGS). Tim was Appleby Bermuda Office Managing Partner from 2015–2021.

Tim has extensive experience of public and private insurance company capital raising and M&A activity, public listings on US, UK and European securities exchanges, the establishment and licencing of alternative risk financing vehicles such as cat bonds, ILWs and other insurance-linked securities and captive insurance companies in established and emerging markets.

Tim speaks at insurance industry conferences both in Bermuda and abroad, is a frequent author of articles and other thought pieces, and provides commentary to international and Bermuda media on the Bermuda insurance industry.


  • University of Alberta (Canada)
  • McGill University (Canada)

Lawyer Rankings

Bermuda > Corporate and commercial

(Leading individuals)

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Recognised for its ‘responsiveness, commercial approach and dedication,’ Appleby is a trusted partner for FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies globally, providing support on strategic growth and restructuring initiatives spanning single jurisdiction deals and complex multi-disciplinary transactions. Under the leadership of Brad Adderley, the team handles multi-jurisdictional M&A deals and corporate transactions for clients across various sectors, including the IT, insurance, energy and natural resources spaces. Tim Faries adds depth to the team with his extensive experience in advising on capital raisings and M&A. David Clark, a seasoned expert in M&A, banking, and project finance work, navigates cross-border challenges for international banking clients, while Matthew Ebbs-Brewer is head of the funds and investment team. Jerome Wilson oversees the team’s digital assets practice, specialising in cross-jurisdictional telecoms and asset-based acquisitions, and counsel Josephine Noddings stands out for her broad commercial expertise spanning insurance law, M&A, and joint ventures.

Bermuda > Insurance/reinsurance

(Leading individuals)

Tim FariesAppleby

The specialised insurance and reinsurance practice at Appleby offers counsel on a wide array of insurance vehicles, with expertise in significant capital raisings, hybrid transactions, insurtech implementation, and new registrations. Characterised by its willingness to ‘be innovative and push the boundaries of what’s possible’, Brad Adderley leads the practice, handling insurance matters with a focus on ILS, alternative and collateralised reinsurance investment transactions. Alan Bossin specialises in insurance sector M&A, including capital raisings, securitisations, longevity issues and risk transference transactions, while Tim Faries excels in public and private insurance company capital raisings and public listings. The team also includes Matthew Carr, who advises on captives and catastrophe bonds for special purpose insurers, and commercial insurers, and Gary Harris, who specialises in M&A and risk transfer transactions.