John McSweeney & Larissa Roche Join Appleby

February 27, 2020

Appleby Bermuda is welcoming John McSweeney and Larissa Roche to its Dispute Resolution and Corporate department.

A spokesperson said, “Mr. McSweeney is an associate within the Dispute Resolution department in Bermuda. Prior to joining Appleby, Mr. McSweeney was a litigation associate in another Bermuda law firm where he represented clients in a wide range of civil and commercial disputes. He regularly appears before the Magistrates’ Court, Supreme Court and statutory tribunals.

“His breadth of knowledge enables him to be versatile and provide clients with timely and sound advice. In addition to being admitted in Bermuda, Mr. McSweeney has also been admitted in England and Massachusetts. Mr. McSweeney is Bermudian.”

John McSweeney and Larissa Roche:

John McSweeney and Larissa Roche Bermuda Feb 2020

Mr. McSweeney said, “Joining Appleby represents an exciting opportunity for me and I am delighted to be joining their respected Dispute Resolution team. I look forward to continuing to deliver the high quality level of client services for which the firm has become known.”

John Wasty, Global Co-Head of Dispute Resolution and Head of Bermuda’s Dispute Resolution practice, said, “It is a pleasure to welcome John to our Dispute Resolution team. With the addition of John our team is 12 strong and we are planning further recruitment as business continues to grow.”

The spokesperson said, “Ms. Roche is an associate in the Corporate department of Appleby’s Bermuda office. Prior to joining Appleby, Ms. Roche articled and then practiced at a top tier Canadian law firm in Calgary, Alberta.

“Her diverse practice covers all areas of corporate and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions, amalgamations, reorganisations, general corporate and insurance law, aviation and joint ventures.”

Ms. Roche said, “I am very excited to be joining Appleby and look forward to becoming part of such a dynamic team.”

“John and Larissa are excellent additions to our team”, said Tim Faries, Office Managing Partner.

“Each brings a wide range of expertise and knowledge that will benefit both the firm and our clients. We look forward to the continued growth of the firm’s services and clientele with John and Larissa’s support.”

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