Faye Moffett > Appleby > Douglas, Isle Of Man > Lawyer Profile

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Corporate partner, Managing Partner of Appleby Isle of Man office


Faye Moffett is the Managing Partner of the Isle of Man office, Group Head of the Corporate department and Team Leader for the Banking and Asset Finance team, in the Isle of Man.

She specialises in general banking and finance transactions, including property finance, aircraft and ship finance matters. She has particular experience in providing opinions on Isle of Man companies and on cross­border security and insolvency issues.  Clients include Isle of Man companies, international financial institutions and international law firms.She is a notary public. 

Some recent examples of representative work include acting: as lender counsel in connection with a USD2.9 billion loan to Amaya Gaming Group Inc and its related companies; for Manx Telecom on its refinancing of the group in connection with its flotation on AIM; in connection with the financing of a major technology firm involving facilities of circa 300m USD advice was required in the Isle of Man and Guernsey.


Qualified as an advocate in the Isle of Man 1997; solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (non-practising) 1999; admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) 2010. Partner Appleby 2006.


Kingston University, London.

Lawyer Rankings

Isle of Man > Commercial property

Appleby is an established name for commercial real estate transactions, financing and lease agreements. Managing partner Faye Moffett leads the practice and is supported by newly-promoted Tom Brook, who is particularly active in real estate finance. Senior associate Alexandra Dernie is also recommended and advises the likes of Barclays and McDonald’s.

Isle of Man > Private client, trusts and tax

Appleby advises on all aspects of trusts and estate law, with a history of advising individuals, families and their advisers. Managing partner Faye Moffett is a key name in this space, with expertise in the establishment and management of wealth structures; Melissa Wong, who is also qualified in the BVI is another notable name. Turning to contentious work, Mark Holligon has extensive experience in trust litigation.

Isle of Man > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Hall of Fame)

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With a client base consisting of banking giants, Appleby is regularly instructed on high-value and multinational deals, primarily owing to its sizable team and international network. Managing partner Faye Moffett leads the team and is highly-skilled in real estate and asset financing, including ships and aircraft. Kyle Sutherland, who is also a part of the firm’s European BVI law offering, is notably strong in property finance. Also recommended is the newly-promoted partner Tom Brook who has expertise in both debt and equity capital markets, and Simon Harding , who is a key name in the practice for capital markets work. Clients also praise associate Mary-Louise Buxton.