Appleby Appoints Tim Faries: Managing Partner

November 23, 2015

Appleby has appointed Tim Faries as Bermuda Managing Partner, taking over from Kiernan Bell who completed her term of office, and the change will take effect 1 December 2015.

Tim Faries will retain his role as Global Head of Insurance and Group Head of Corporate in Bermuda. Kiernan Bell will continue her leadership role as Group Head of Dispute Resolution in Bermuda and return to an emphasis on her professional practice.

Mr Faries said, “I am pleased to be taking on this role at such an exciting time for our firm and I look forward to leading our first-class team to even further success.

“I would like to thank Kiernan for her outstanding job leading the office, and I look forward to continuing to work with her and the other partners as together we take this business into the future.”

Ms Bell added, “It has been a privilege for me to serve as Bermuda Managing Partner and I look forward to continuing in my Dispute Resolution leadership role and serving our many valued clients.”

Mr Faries first qualified in 1991, joined the Group in 1993 and became a partner in 2000. He is ranked by Chambers Global 2015 as a ‘Leader in his Field‘, recognised for his predominant focus on corporate insurance and reinsurance transactions, and structured risk financing.

He is recommended by Legal 500 Caribbean 2015 in both their Insurance/Reinsurance and Corporate and Commercial rankings, in which he is noted as a ‘deeply experienced and brilliant thinker’, and listed as a ‘Leading Lawyer’ in the Banking and Finance and Capital Markets categories for IFLR1000′s 2015 rankings.

In addition, Mr Faries was recognised for his insurance industry leadership by Captive Review in its 2013 Power 50 list [PDF], where he was described as “…a respected attorney well-versed in the establishment and licensing of all alternative risk financing vehicles in Bermuda.”

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