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Damian Ciappelli

Damian Ciappelli

Consultant Advocate


Damian provides consultancy and support services to the practice and specialises in the commercial, contractual and regulatory aspects of Isle of Man offshore assurance operations and data protection practice. He also has a wealth of experience in private client practice including general commercial and contractual transactions.

Damian advises on the legal impact of prospective legislation, regulation, government and regulatory policy. 

Damian is a qualified Advocate in the Isle of Man. He has a background in corporate and commercial transactions in both the offshore life assurance and fiduciary sectors.  He has regulatory experience having worked for both large corporations providing legal and compliance advice as well as being a former member of the Council of the Isle of Man Law Society, the governing body for the Island’s legal profession. 

Previous experience 

Damian has experience of working in both the Isle of Man and Luxembourg.  He has an international outlook and has worked with partners and stakeholders internationally through his broad experience. 


Advocate (Isle of Man) (2003)
Commissioner for Oaths (Isle of Man) (2003) 


St Ninian’s High School (1989)
King William’s College (1991)
LLB (Hons) (Cardiff, University of Wales, 1995)
Postgraduate Diploma in Law (1997) 


Isle of Man Law Society 

Public Service 

Isle of Man Law Society (Council Member, 2013-15)
Sayle Gallery (Director, 2012-16)
AXA (Isle of Man) Services Ltd (former Staff Pension Trustee) 

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