LL.B (Hons)


Managing Director




Pamela was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in January 1989, and called to the Manx Bar in June 1994.   Pamela is also a Commissioner for Oaths and a Notary Public.

From 1986 to 1992, Pamela worked for large practices in London, Manchester and Liverpool. Whilst working in England Pamela specialised wholly in Commercial and Civil Litigation and Family Law. She was involved in numerous high profile cases proceeding in the Royal Courts of Justice at the Strand in London as well as in the High Court in Manchester and Liverpool.   


Pamela returned to her birth place, the Isle of Man, in 1992 to commence training for the Manx Bar with Dickinson Cruickshank (now Appleby). After being called to the Manx Bar in June 1994, Pamela chose to continue to specialise in Commercial and Civil Litigation, and she was involved in many offshore and cross-jurisdictional Commercial and Civil Litigation cases whilst working at Dickinson Cruickshank, Simcocks and Gough and Co.  

In May 2002, Pamela decided to open her own Legal Practice, then known as Pamela Pringle Advocates. 


Pamela is also FSC approved to act as a Director of Corporate Service Providers, and is currently a Director of Grant Thornton (Isle of Man) Limited.


Practice Areas

Commercial and Civil Litigation

Criminal Law

Family and Divorce Law

Children’s Public Litigation

Private Client, Wills and Probate


Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence

Planning Law

Licensing Law

Commercial Property and Leases



University of Central Lancashire – Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) 1985

College of Law Chester – Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice – 1986


Current Memberships


Isle of Man Law Society

Law Society of England and Wales (non-practising)


Former Appointments


Chairperson of the Data Protection Tribunal,

 Chairperson of the Education Awards Tribunal

 Legal Member of the Mental Health Tribunal


Selection of Reported/Unreported Cases



Commercial/Civil Litigation-

Petition of Financial Supervision Commission Re: Caledonian Solutions Limited, Bankhill (IOM) Limited, Bankhill Trustees Limited and Ballantine & Darroch – defended the appointment of appointment of joint receivers and managers by the Financial Supervision Commission.


MASCARENHAS & OTRS v BENNETT & OTRS ORD2010/5 – Application to Strike out a complex Resulting Trust case successfully resisted.




COLQUITT & COLQUITT and BELL CA2005/5 – Residential Boundary Dispute


MATHIESON & OTHER and CADWALLADER CLA2004/139 – Successful Claim for Breach of Contract and Negligence Claim in relation to Architectural Services by the Defendant


DICKINSON CRUIKSHANK and CHESTERFIELD MANAGEMENTSERVICES and FANCEV CP2005/94 – Successful Interpleader Proceedings on behalf of a Local Advocates’ firm.


Boardman & Boardman v Braddan Parish Commissioners – Reported as APPEAL UNDER SECTION 7 OF THE TREES AND HIGH HEDGES ACT 2005 SC2012/1 – following a successful appeal against a Remedial Order in relation to boundary trees, successfully argued that the High Bailiff Constitutionally heard the matter in a Court of Summary Jurisdiction, and therefore had the power to award costs.


Family/Divorce/Children’s Litigation-


X v DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL CARE & OTR 2DS2011/30 –a Final Care Order by the Magistrates successfully overturned on Appeal on Human Rights Grounds – set the standard for Human Rights arguments in Care Proceedings in the Isle of Man.


MR & MRS X v A & B 2DS 2014/16 – successfully resisted an Appeal against the Decision of the Family Division to dismiss the Appellants Adoption Application


M v M DIV2006/264 – Ancillary Relief Proceedings.


L v L DIV2007/150 – Application for variation of a Spousal Maintenance Order successfully resisted.


Mr T and Ms B DIV2004/273 – Application for a Stay based on the Courts of the United States of America having Primary Jurisdiction over a Divorce case.


MR G v MRS G DIV2008/29 – Appeal against Ancillary Relief Order successfully resisted.


Criminal Litigation


R v STENNING – Murder charge reduced to Manslaughter on a Plea in Preston Crown Court.


R v B MOORE – charge of Murder, reduced to Manslaughter, successfully dismissed at Committal Stage due to insufficient evidence to proceed to trial.


R v GILMARTIN AND OTHERS – Prosecution in relation to major drugs importation and supply following Operation Jamie.


R v COONEY – Successfully mitigated a significant reduction for sentence in relation to charges of Possession with Intent to Supply Cocaine.


R v MILLER – Charge of Gross Indecency against a Child successfully reduced to indecent assault before trial.


R v D MOORE –Application to have proceedings stayed as an abuse of the Court’s process granted following cross-examination of Police Officers in relation to their failure to properly investigate the allegations and preserve evidence.



Contact Pam on:


Tel: +44 (0)1624 612200 (Douglas)

        +44 (0)1624 816106 (Ramsey)

Fax: +44 (0)1624 612300


















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