Caren Pegg > Appleby > Douglas, Isle Of Man > Lawyer Profile

Isle Of Man

Work Department

Dispute resolution, employment.


Caren Pegg is a partner in the Dispute Resolution department in the Isle of Man. She joined the firm in 2001 and qualified as an Isle of Man advocate in 2003.

She is an experienced advocate and deals with a broad range of civil and commercial disputes, including freezing injunctions, enforcement of judgments, asset tracing, Norwich Pharmacal applications, public law issues and director/shareholder disputes.

Caren also specialises in employment law and is the Global Head of the Employment team. She has extensive experience in dealing with both non-contentious and contentious matters, including redundancy, employment issues related to mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, unfair dismissal, sex discrimination and contracts of employment. Her clients range from leading global and local corporate entities to high net worth individuals. She also has experience in dealing with GDPR, work permit and immigration issues and also regarding the employment aspects of shipping law, including crew contracts.

She has been actively involved in liaising with the Isle of Man Government as part of the consultation process for both the Isle of Man Law Society and the Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce for all the employment legislation that has been introduced over the last twenty years including the Employment Act 2006 and the Equality Act 2017.

Caren has been appointed as President for the Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce, the prominent independent and influential voice for the interests of business on the Isle of Man.


Qualified as an advocate in the Isle of Man 2003; partner Appleby 2014.


Employment & Training Committee, Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce (President)


University College London.

Lawyer Rankings

Isle of Man > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Caren PeggAppleby

Appleby comprises ‘a deep pool of professional capability’ offering ‘outstanding’ advice and ‘highly effective’ advocacy in multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation and trust disputes as well as insolvency and restructuring matters. With offices in all three Crown Dependencies, the firm is able to advise clients – which include corporate service providers, financial institutions, insurers and corporations – seamlessly on matters involving multiple offshore jurisdictions. Practice head Mark Holligon has ‘vast knowledge of offshore dispute resolution’ and ‘effectiveCaren Pegg covers freezing injunctions and regulatory disputes, among others. Christopher Cope specialises in fraud claims, asset-tracing and trust disputes, and Claire Corkish focuses on injunctive relief, search and disclosure orders and cross border mutual legal assistance actions. Erin Trimble-Cregeen is noted for her ‘deep legal analysis of the most complex matters’.

Isle of Man > Employment

(Leading individuals)

Caren PeggAppleby

Under the leadership of the highly experienced Caren Pegg, Appleby has a strong track record of work on employment and immigration on the Isle of Man. Pegg has a wide array of expertise, ranging from redundancies to unfair dismissals and discrimination. She is supported in this role by senior associate Keira Gore, who specialises in areas such as equality law and issues of equal pay. Associate Emily Ashe focuses on immigration cases (including advising clients on new Migrant Worker Routes and Investor Visas) as well as contentious employment law and tribunal cases.