Appleby is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Gobin who joins as a Partner in the firm’s Corporate & Commercial department. Ian, who is well known in the funds and corporate market, is currently based in the Guernsey office.
Ian practiced at Clifford Chance in their London before moving to the Channel Islands. Ian is admitted in the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands and is well known in the funds and corporate market having spent over 11 years offshore. Ian specialises in a wide range of corporate/structured finance and secured lending transactions with a primary focus on investment funds and private equity funds.
Barney Lee, group partner and head of corporate in the Guernsey office said, “The Cayman market is an important part of any funds offering. The addition of an experienced Cayman and BVI qualified lawyer of Ian’s calibre is a great asset to our global funds team and will be a great boost to our Cayman funds team.”
Ian Gobin, Corporate & Commercial Partner said “The funds offshore market is regaining confidence. Being part of a genuinely global and joined up team is a real pleasure and offers huge benefits to clients. It’s certainly an exciting time to be joining the Appleby team and we see enormous opportunities in the market.”
His appointment follows the recent appointment announcement of Partner Deborah Poole who will join the Funds & Investment Services team in London in May 2013.