Offshore law firm Appleby has been shortlisted by Chambers & Partners in the “Chambers Global Awards 2014”.

The firm is a finalist in the “Offshore Firm of the Year” category.

 In naming Appleby a finalist, Chambers recognized the firm’s prominent network of offices globally, its reputation as a leading offshore provider of legal services, particularly in relation to multi-jurisdictional mandate, and its strength in litigation and asset finance. 

The organization also called specific attention to Appleby’s recent representation of Alibaba.com in its privatization through a scheme arrangement under Cayman Islands company law.

 Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990, and now cover 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. 

The Global Awards 2014 draw upon the extensive research which goes into the Chambers Global, including contributions from all Chambers regional guides, and recognises notable achievements in the international legal market over the past year. 

Winners will be announced on March 27.