Caren Pegg is a partner in the Dispute Resolution department in the Isle of Man. She joined the firm in 2001 and qualified as an Isle of Man advocate in 2003.
She is an experienced advocate and deals with a broad range of civil and commercial disputes, including freezing injunctions, enforcement of judgments, asset tracing, Norwich Pharmacal applications, public law issues and director/shareholder disputes.
Caren also specialises in employment law and is the local team leader for the Employment team. She has extensive experience in dealing with both non-contentious and contentious matters, including redundancy, employment issues related to mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, unfair dismissal, sex discrimination and contracts of employment. Her clients range from leading global and local corporate entities to high net worth individuals. She also has experience in dealing with work permit and immigration issues and also regarding the employment aspects of shipping law, including crew contracts.
She was actively involved in liaising with the Isle of Man Government as part of the consultation process for the Employment Act 2006 and related secondary legislation that changed the face of the Isle of Man employment-law landscape.
Caren was named as a 'Leader in her Field' by Chambers UK 2015 to 2017 and as a 'Leading Individual' by Legal 500 UK 2015 and 2016 for Employment in the Isle of Man. Caren is commended by Legal 500 UK 2015 because she "thinks outside to the box to obtain creative solutions", she is also referred to as being "very professional" at leading Appleby's employment team. More recently clients told Legal 500 UK 2016 that Caren is "very insightful" and that she "provides clear advice and has a very commercial and pragmatic approach". Chambers UK 2017 hailed her as "exceptionally good" and "the first stop for employment law advice in the Isle of Man."
She is also most recently described by Chambers UK 2016 for being " able to translate legal requirements into laymen's terms" and enabling " non-legal professionals to understand the relevancy of such requirements to individual businesses."
Caren has recently been appointed as Chairman of the Employment and Training Committee for the Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce, which specifically looks at forthcoming employment legislation and government initiatives concerning commerce.
"exceptionally good...the first stop for employment law advice in the Isle of Man"