Our Practice

Our Practice

DQ is a leading Isle of Man based law firm with an international reach.

We offer a full range of legal, regulatory and compliance services to our local and global clients. We are accessible, responsive and commercial with client oriented strategies and goals.  Our specialist lawyers are recommended as leading lawyers in Chambers and Legal 500.

Our thriving and dynamic practice has seen phenomenal growth and is capitalising on a simple formula - for which we have been recognised by Chambers Global - to provide a speed and quality of service that cannot be bettered on the Isle of Man.  

DQ's directors serve on the board of STEP Isle of Man and various governmental and private sector steering groups, tribunals and committees.  

DQ is the sole Isle of Man member of TAGLaw.  Founded in 1998, TAGLaw is an international alliance of high-quality, independent law firms. TAGLaw is ranked as an “Elite” network by Chambers Global, the highest ranking awarded to legal networks. Collectively, the legal and non-legal TAG Alliances provide services on a worldwide scale. With over 15,000 professionals in 280 member firms, and 590 offices in over 100 countries, the TAG Alliances serve tens of thousands of clients from all industry and commercial sectors.

DQ in the Community 

DQ is committed to supporting a wide variety of sporting, cultural and charitable causes on the Isle of Man and internationally. Some of the worthy recipients of DQ’s financial and other support include:-

  • Team Saroléa
  • Douglas Choral Union ("DCU")
  • MSPCA
  • Crosby CC
  • Douglas Rugby Club
  • Corinthians AFC
  • Douglas Royal FC
  • Douglas Bay Yacht Club
  • Isle of Man Archery Club
  • Youth Arts Centre

 

 

 

 

  • "always delivers on promises and timescales"  

    Legal 500

  • Annemarie is "strong on detail, and presents it in an intelligible manner." 

    Legal 500

  • Leanne is "commercially minded and adaptable to every situation"

    Legal 500

  • "The firm has showed a high level of industry knowledge and deep and comprehensive understanding of clients’ needs."  

    Chambers UK

  • "efficient and cost-effective team" 

    Chambers UK

  • "Accessible and responsive, they are able to give answers quickly and decisively" 

    Chambers Global

  • "They offer a mix of user-friendliness, responsiveness and quality output at the right pricing level."

    Chambers UK

  • Giles is "understanding, pragmatic, personable and well reasoned" 

    Chambers Global

  • "Well informed and thorough"

    Legal 500

  • Mark is "personable, understands the issues and can tell what's important." 

    Chambers Europe

  • Tara is an "excellent courtroom advocate"

    Legal 500

  • "The firm’s team showed high commitment to providing extraordinary quality legal services in a responsive and creative fashion, always focusing on creating value for the client."  

    Chambers UK

  • "Really impressive knowledge and turnaround speed"

    Legal 500

  • "Immensely impressive"

    Legal 500

  • DQ "shows commitment to providing extraordinary quality legal services in a responsive and creative fashion" 

    Legal 500

  • "The 'impecabble' DQ Advocates provides 'absoloutely excellent service'"

    Legal 500

  • "a modern and approachable firm"  

    Legal 500

  • the team is 'organised and efficient'

    Legal 500

  • Stephen is "extremely helpful"

    Legal 500

  • "Excellent service and clear practical advice"

    Legal 500

  • Giles "always displays common sense in tandem with robust technical abilities"  

    Legal 500

  •  "very approachable and offers common sense in combination with a commercial aptitude"  

    Chambers UK

  • "They are very understanding of commercial requirements, very hard working and legally up to speed."

    Chambers UK

  • Giles has "a strong client service ethic". 

    Legal 500

  • "High calibre of service and sound advice"

    Legal 500

  • "nimble and forward-thinking, this firm ticks all the right boxes"  

    Chambers Europe

  • "Really impressive knowledge and turnaround speed"

    Legal 500

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