HSM is a distinguished full-service law firm in the Cayman Islands, specialising in litigation, corporate and commercial, property, insolvency/restructuring, immigration, private client and trusts, labour and employment law, debt collection, corporate services and intellectual property.

We provide legal services to top financial institutions and leading businesses established both internationally and/or operating in the Cayman Islands.

With competitive rates and a highly skilled team of attorneys, we are well positioned to meet your legal needs as a one-stop shop. We exemplify accessibility and accountability and believe in providing value in an open and transparent manner.

With attorneys admitted in the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Trinidad & Tobago, the United Kingdom and Ireland. HSM offers unique insight into legal issues, a broad perspective, practical approach and a wealth of international experience.

We are also experienced in all types of local transactions and as a result we enjoy the unique competitive advantage of being able to manage related but distinct transactions that demand an in depth knowledge of various local laws. This advantage allows us to provide our clients with a seamless integrated approach to achieving a highly successful conclusion to their transactions.

We are committed to maintaining a close relationship with our clients whilst continually seeking to enhance our delivery of legal services.

HSM Chambers’ attorneys are among the most highly qualified and experienced in the Cayman Islands with internationally recognised expertise in civil, commercial, company and trust law matters. We regularly advise and act for professionals, trust and other financial institutions with the Islands’ financial services industry. We act on a wide range of matters both transactional and contentious and non-contentious litigation. We regularly advise and act for the Attorney General of the Cayman Islands and our attorneys currently are appointed members of or chair various Cayman Islands’ Tribunals and are appointed as Law Reform Commissioners and Grand Court Taxing Officers. In addition our attorneys are regularly appointed by the court to take depositions for use in foreign proceedings. As a result of our broad reach, we are able to apply an immense range of technical experience and local knowledge to our client matters that is unsurpassed in this jurisdiction.


HSM IP with its team of attorneys and experienced paralegals have unrivalled experience in protecting their client’s IP rights and managing IP assets. HSM IP acts for many Global 500 brand owners and major international law firms. We are members of INTA and AIPLA.

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The HSM Group is committed to providing its clients both local and international with timely, focused and practical advice and solutions.  Individuals and institutions requiring legal services today are increasingly cost- sensitive and HSM’s overriding policy from its inception has been to provide clients with value for money and speedy, cost efficient outcomes. We aim to provide the quickest and best solutions to our client’s legal problems with clear and creative advice and effective support, both in the courts and with the handling of complex transactions.

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The HSM Group has grown rapidly since its establishment, attracting some of the Islands most highly-respected and experienced attorneys and advocates. We intend to build on that momentum by strategically continuing our expansion by attracting dedicated and talented attorneys and support professionals. HSM is already providing local professionals, leading companies and the Cayman Islands Government and Regulatory Authorities with the same high quality expert advice and focused and cost-efficient support it provides to the offshore financial services industry and to international clients. The years ahead will be exciting and will offer our team a dynamic environment in which to develop their careers with us.

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The HSM Group was established in 2012.  The group has expanded rapidly. HSM Chambers has added partners and associates with unrivalled knowledge, experience and skill sets in various practice areas including immigration, commercial and residential property, litigation and dispute resolution, contentious and non-contentious trust and probate matters and company law. HSM Chambers is now recognised as one of the Cayman Islands fastest growing law firms, whose clientele include the Islands’ leading financial institutions, corporations, high net-worth individuals and statutory authorities.  HSM IP Ltd. (previously known as Appleby Intellectual Property Services Ltd) was incorporated in 2009 although the practice has a long history before its incorporation in 2009. Originally only offering IP services in the Cayman Islands it has also expanded rapidly and now offers worldwide IP services with a specialist Caribbean practice.

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